Fragment of a royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2532–2510 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 8.5 x 6 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1747

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base of hem of dress of advanced left leg of a goddess.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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