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Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7101

Dimensions

Other: 8.3 x 12 x 4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2721

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with two, sculpted, polished surfaces. One surface convexly-curved. Other surface an inverted right angle.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7101. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date Jan 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition