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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: 9.4 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm (3 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1720.4

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, one sculpted/polished surface fragment. Big toe or thumb (?) – part of nail evident.

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