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Royal sculpture fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas G 5230-G 5220

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 x 3 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 1 3/16 x 11/16 in.) Other: 1.9 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm (3/4 x 1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1720.8

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments with 2 flat surfaces each. Part of throne or base

Provenance

From Giza. Between mastaba G5230 S [(=chapel/serdab)] and mastaba G5220. 1914: 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