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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Queen's Temple, Stratum 5

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 4.7 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2159

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two pieces glued sculpted polished fragment of body part; large curved

Provenance

A Queen's Temple. Stratum 5.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