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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 6.5 x 5.9 x 2.6 cm (2 9/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

47.2127

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, one sculpted/polished surface. Chin, neck, and beard attachment area with glue in one area where attached to a face. Need to locate face.

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