Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 8.7 x 5.7 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.52b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with sculpted polished surface. Part of left chest with portion of nemes. Does not fit with 34.52a.

Provenance

From Giza. No field number. Possibly from same provenance as 34.52a= south of tomb G 2370, surface debris, as it is photographed with it. 1933: 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