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Head of three-quarters life-sized limestone statue; nose damaged.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1744
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1225, chapel or Mastaba G 1226, debris
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 18.5 x 13 x 15.5 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Attribution of unregistered head to "G 1225, chapel" based on photo register entries for C11952_OS, C11953_OS, C11954_OS; in situ photo C11133_OS attributes it to G 1226; no distinctive architectural feature in C11133_OS and no object registration records available to confirm either attribution.

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 1225

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1226

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 4