Khafra or Menkaura royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Other: 1.7 x 2.6 x 2.2 cm (11/16 x 1 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Tip of uraeus from headdress of colossal statue, possibly from that of Menkaura. Two incised circles for eyes on either side of head.
From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition