Fragment of the base of a royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2150 A, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 15 x 6.4 cm (2 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

33.1024

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment from statue base. Top, bottom, and side finished edges of base. Top surface with partial three toes of left foot. Photo C13411_NS (alt #).

Provenance

From Giza. Pit G 2150A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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