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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: 4.6 x 5 x 1.5 cm (1 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in.) Other: 2.7 x 5.6 x 1.5 cm (1 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1720.11

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

7 fragments with one sculpted polished surface. Polished surface is well-rounded.

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