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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382

Dimensions

Other: 11.2 x 6.5 x 4.4 cm (4 7/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-1-540.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From Giza. G2382. Originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from nearby court tomb. 1913: 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