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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, opposite Ave. G 1

Dimensions

Other: 6.9 x 11.4 x 2.2 cm (2 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2627

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with one sculpted, polished surface; convex curve with slight flare on one edge; perhaps belongs with 24-11-813 (?).

Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, opposite Avenue G 1. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divion of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date Jan 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition