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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 5100 and G 5230

Dimensions

Other: 4.8 x 3.9 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1693.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment, beard with horizontal parallel ridges.

Provenance

From Giza. Between mastabas G 5110 and G 5230 W [(=mastaba)], sand in floor of debris, strip 2. 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