Royal sculpture fragment

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid GI-a; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 9.3 x 2.5 cm (1 x 3 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2689

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Knee and leg fragment of Khufu (?) statuette. Associated in HU-MFA Expedition photo with 25.1509a- b and 13.3448. Also related to 24.2711.

Provenance

From Giza. N of subsidiary pyramid GI-a. 1924: 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