Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5110 and pieces in pit G 5211 A

Dimensions

Other: 8 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm (3 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.24

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, incised lines forming a right angle. Incised hieroglyph ‘IB’.

Provenance

From Giza. G 5110. Mastaba G 5110, serdab offering room and space in front of mastabas also two pieces in pit G 5211A. 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