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Fist and arm fragments from a royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 10.1 x 2.4 cm (1 1/4 x 4 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1991

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

2 fragments fist holding object, lower arm fragment.

Provenance

Menkaura Valley Temple.From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition