Fragments of a royal head
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu or Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris over Tomb G 7102
Length: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)
Back of wig, head cloth, and protective Horus hawk from a statue of Khufu (?); now fitted togther.
From Giza, debris over tomb G 7102. January 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1925)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition