Royal sculpture fragments
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 19 upper
Other: 8.5 x 14.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Other: 5.4 x 4.3 cm (2 1/8 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Four toes of a paw, possibly from a lion, in two pieces.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple I 19, upper. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition