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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 5.8 x 9.4 x 1.6 cm (2 5/16 x 3 11/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-8.9

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Flat, roughtly oval fragment. Thin smooth rim around one edge other end and front and back rough and broken.

Provenance

From Giza. 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