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: 8.7 x 3.6 x 1.6 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.26

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, incised central line with fragmetns of hieroglyphs on each side. partial signs indistinct.

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