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Fragment of a non-royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mouth of pit 5223 A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 7.2 x 1.1 cm (1 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-71.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment with curved sculpted, polished surface.

Provenance

From Giza. Mouth of pit 5223A. 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