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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Other: 11 x 6.2 x 3 cm (4 5/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2656

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface with crosshatching of parallel ridge lines in relief

Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7000 (G 7110-7120:G 7110) Debris of subsidiary pyramid GI-6. 1924; 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