Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5110

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.38

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, parallel incised black line forming a right angle (two pieces joined).

Provenance

From Giza. Mastaba G 5110. 1914: 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