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Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khafra to Menkaura
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 8 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.10538

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Four separate fragments joined.

Provenance

From Giza, between G 5230 S and 5220. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition