Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple
Overall: 6.5 x 8 x 1.9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Rectilinear fragment. Part of throne. Two flat, polished surfaces. One surface incised with hieroglyphs: cobra with traces of blue paint adhering. Part of ‘Nebty’ title.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition