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 x 9.3 x 4.7 cm (2 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1163.3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished fragment. Possibly part of a limb, leg(?).

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