Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 5.6 x 4.5 x 1.1 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-65.82

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, parallel ridged pattern as found on nemes, and part of sculpted ear. Fine white alabaster

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