Khufu sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid GI-a

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 7.5 x 2.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2711

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Base of statue with fragments of feet; cartouche of Khufu.

Provenance

From Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid GI-a. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition