Inscribed fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 7692

Dimensions

Other: 8.3 x 5.6 x 7.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1383

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with two flat surfaces meeting to form an edge of a throne or base. Front surface is inscribed with two sets of “ka” arms. There is a partial “khenty” sign and t above.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 7692. 1928;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