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Khafra or Menkaura royal sculpture fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2088

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with parallel ridge pattern, woman’s wig, cross hatching.

Provenance

From Giza. 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