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Fragment of nearly life-sized red granite statue, head and [proper] right shoulder (perfect except for tip of nose). Four other fragments of this statue were found [HUMFA_15-11-69]: left shoulder and upper arm, and three fragments of left elbow and forearm. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    MMA_64.66.3
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4813 C
  • Material
    Granite
  • Dimensions
    Height: ca 33.3 cm Width: 32.3 cm Thickness: 21.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1964
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_15-11-69
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_21.932
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_64.66.3; deaccessioned MFAB_21.932
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/25/1915
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1915. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_21.932). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on April 8, 1964.
  • Remarks
    Head and right shoulder = MMA_64.66.3 (= deaccessioned MFAB_21.932); four left shoulder and arm fragments = HUMFA_15-11-69
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4813

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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Institutions 1