Fragments of a cartouche of Khafra

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2594 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Accession Number

21.952a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seven joining fragments from inscription of a statue, with part of “Horus” and “Nesut-Bity” names of Khafre incised and filled with blue color.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 5110 Chapel, Dec. 1914. 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