Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382
Other: 4.4 x 7.5 cm (1 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.) Other: 4.7 x 7.5 cm (1 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
One rounded finished surface.
From Giza. G2382. Originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from nearby court tomb. 1913: 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