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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 6.4 x 3.6 x 2.1 cm (2 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2136

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, one sculpted, polished surface, fine white alabaster. Good match for the Menkaura torso 11.3146 in E I, but does not directly join.

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