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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: 3.5 x 16 x 1.3 cm (1 3/8 x 6 5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1444.3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three pieces glued together, three sculpted polished surfaces.

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