Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2150 B, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 16.5 x 3.8 cm (1 9/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

32-12-3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface fragment of left arm, above and below elbow. Possibly related to 33-1-2. Photo C13411_NS (alt #).

Provenance

From Giza. Pit G 2150B, debris of pit itself. 1932: 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