Fragment of a triad

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 12 x 2 cm (9 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1720

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Large, slender portion of a male torso with wig and tie of kilt.

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