Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5110
Other: 16.4 x 12.2 x 3.8 cm (6 7/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Throne fragment, two finished edges. Hieroglyphs for “Djet”, forever incised with traces of blue fill. Lower right corner bordered by black painted lines forming right angle and wide incised line on the right.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition