Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7422 A

Dimensions

Other: 7.7 x 7.4 x 8 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1965

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with 2 flat surfaces, neatly inscribed with partial cartouche of Khafre. Above is part of Netu Bety name, side opposite cartouche is flat and polished.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7422A. 1925;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