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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of mastaba G 4520

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 7.1 x 1.6 cm (1 11/16 x 2 13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1672

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of small-scale statuette, finely modeled and sculpted fragment of man’s right side of chest. Lightly-incised nipple visible.

Provenance

N of mastaba G 4520. 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