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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: 2.2 x 4.5 x 8 cm (7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.) Other: 1.7 x 2.3 x 0.2 cm (11/16 x 7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1720.10

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

8 small fragments, 7 with one sculpted polished surface; one interior fragment with no worked surfaces.

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