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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas G 5230-G 5220

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1720.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, beard with horizontal ridges (parallel).

Provenance

From Giza. Between mastaba G5230 S [(=chapel/serdab)] and mastaba G5220. 1914: 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