Fragment of a triad

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 15.8 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 6 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

47.1749

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Part of a wig.

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