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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, Below pits G 7101L & G 7101J

Dimensions

Other: 7.7 x 13.5 x 2.3 cm (3 1/16 x 5 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2738

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with one, sculpted, polished surface. Carved with ridges that fan out slightly. Falcon piece (?) Giza archive lists this as “7 fragments, one dressed and one with wig in relief.”

Provenance

From Giza, below pit G 7101L & G 7101J. 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