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Limestone statue, standing male figure with left leg advanced, wearing short kilt with pleated flap.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_21.2599
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 2415, serdab
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height x width x depth: 44.7 x 11.5 x 16 cm (17 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Nyuserre - reign of Unas
  • Date of Register Entry
    2420–2323 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2415

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 86-87, cat. 29 [in situ photo published on p. 87, does not include this statue, which is not visible at S (front) end of serdab] .

    Sanborn, Ashton. "Recent Acquisitions from Egypt. New Installation of the Primitive and Old Empire Rooms." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 20, No. 11 (April 1922), p. 25, unnumbered fig.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 56.

Photos 10