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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Not subsidiary Pyramid 6 I-a

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 6.3 x 4.1 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2685

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of statue (?) part of front lappet of wig of very large statue

Provenance

From Giza. 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