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Fragment of a non-royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street E of mastaba G 4620

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 5.7 x 1.8 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1444.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface with vertical band and diagonal, parallel ridges below (back part of wig?) or waistband and kilt. Part of 24.603 (?).

Provenance

From Giza. Street E of mastaba G 4620, sand debris just above solid rock. (See 14-2-2, 14-2-3, 14-2-4). 1914 : 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