Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street E of mastaba G 4620
Other: 7.2 x 2.8 x 1.7 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/8 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Sculpture fragment, one sculpted, polished surface fragment with parallel ridges, forms part of the edge of a nemes lappet. Good match for the Menkaura torso 11.3146 in E I, but does not directly join.
From Giza. Street E of mastaba G 4620, sand debris just above solid rock. (See 14-2-2, 14-2-3, 14-2-4). 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition