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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: 9 x 5.9 x 5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2117

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, one hieroglyph incised: netcher sign facing left. See mirror image piece Eg.Inv.6997 from right side of throne.

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