Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of water channel E of mastaba G 2370

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 5.9 x 5.7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.1163.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One of three sculpted, polished surface fragments. Part of right shin.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris of water channel E of mastaba G 2370. 1933: 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