Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple
Other: 7.2 x 12.2 x 4.4 cm (2 13/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Rectilinear Fragment, Flat surface, part of throne or base. Two flat finished adjoining surfaces from right edge of sculpture, small traces of blue fill. Hieroglyphs: Nebty, traces of cobra and vulture on Neb Baskets.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycernus) Pyramid Temple. 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