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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2525–2472 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Temple of Pyramid III-a The Queen's Temple

Dimensions

Other: 3.7 x 10.7 x 4.1 cm (1 7/16 x 4 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5080

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of vulture headdress from statue of Queen.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Queens Temple stratum 5. Temple of Pyramid III-a. 1907. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition