Right eye and nose of statue of King Menkaura

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10.2 x 8 x 3.5 cm (4 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5081

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Right eye and nose fragment of an alabaster statue of King Menkaura.

Provenance

From Giza. 1912: 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.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition