Fragment of Statue, probably King Khufu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2613–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: a.6.4 x 8.5 x 3.8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.) Overall: b 4.4 x 5.8 x 6.3 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.1509a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments of seated statuette of Khufu (?):
(a) Fragment of right side of back and breast with right arm, clenched fist showing drill hole. Trace of support behind. Field Number 25-12-611
(b) Fragment of base with feet, showing trace of hand-drawn mark on left side. Field Number 25-12-612.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7000 Street, Upper Debris. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. December, 1925.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition