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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In front of G 5230 , W, strip V

Dimensions

Other: 3.7 x 8.8 x 3 cm (1 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1683

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of clear alabaster statuette. Front of chest (?) Finely modeled and polished.

Provenance

From Giza. Giza in front of G5230 (=Lepsius 40) W [(=mastaba)], strip V. 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