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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5412 debris in room

Dimensions

Other: 2.2 x 4 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 1 9/16 x 7/16 in.) Other: 1.1 x 3.3 x 0.9 cm (7/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1751.35

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Six fragments. Five with flat surface as part of throne or base. One with smooth curved surface.

Provenance

From Giza, G5412 debris in room. 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