Head of King Khafra
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, south of tomb G 2370 / surface debris
Height x width x depth: 19.3 x 17 x 16 cm (7 5/8 x 6 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Much of the left side of face, includindg the forehead, eye, nose, chin and beard missing. Cosmetic eye lines and corner of the right eye remains. Finest work, badly battered.
From Giza, south of tomb G 2370 / surface debris. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1934: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition