Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 5223 A

Dimensions

Other: 7.7 x 18.8 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.951b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of left side of upper torso, including lappet and chest. Joined to 21.951c and d.

Provenance

From Giza. In mouth of pit 5223A (alt 14-12-71). 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