Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 5223 A

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 6.3 cm (9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.951e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of upper left side of head. Joined to 21.951a and two pieces marked 14-12-49 to form incomplete left side of face.

Provenance

From Giza. In mouth of pit 5223A. 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