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Fragment of a lion's paw

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaure Valley Temple, under room I 10

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6 x 5.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2046

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of one (lion’s) claw.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaure valley temple, under room I 10. 1910: 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