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Fragment of alabaster

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf, or late Dynasty 5
2465–2458 B.C. or 2438–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of G 4520

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.4 x 4.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1673

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One fragment of alabaster.

Provenance

From Giza, North of G 4520. 1914: 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