Khafra or Menkaura royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 7.8 x 17.5 x 6.3 cm (3 1/16 x 6 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Large section of 2 fragments glued together of parallel ridged pattern (21 ridges) from kilt of statue. Pencil marks denote join of pieces.
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