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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and abou

Dimensions

Other: 12.3 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm (4 13/16 x 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2120

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, three hieroglyphs of cartouche, incised: Kha sign; F; and one sign incomplete. Facing left.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition