Royal sculpture fragment
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall: 7 x 17.8 x 18 cm (2 3/4 x 7 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragment from colossal statue’s right foot showing half of fourth toe and all of last toe. Smooth polished area continues to form edge with outer right side of statue base. Incised toenail shown.
From Giza. Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition