Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5110 and pit G 5211 A

Dimensions

Other: 3.9 x 5.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.951a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Roughly triangular shaped fragment of left side of face and head, including part of left eye and eyebrow. Joined to three other fragments (21.951e and two with field number 14-12-49b) to form incomplete left side of face.

Provenance

From Giza. Mastaba G 5110 Serab offering room and pit G 5211A (alt 14-12-49b). 1921; 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