Fragment of a face

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.699

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Broken and battered; nose and chin broken.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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