Fragment of a triad

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 16.2 x 3.5 cm (3 9/16 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1767

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of neck with vertical striations of a wig on one side.

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