Fragment of a triad

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 3.1 x 3.4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1769

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lower portion of a beard.

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