Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Other: 8.5 x 10.4 x 2.2 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This is a rectilinear fragment, flat surface, part of throne or base. Two interior fragments are glued together, one smooth and polished frontal surface.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley 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