Sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, possibly from G 7940 debris

Dimensions

Other: 8.4 x 12.4 x 7.8 cm (3 5/16 x 4 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-53

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Large chunk of alabaster statue. Bottom of piece is flat, smooth and polished. top surface shows 2 1/2 very worn and weathered toes (?) next to upward curving slope.

Provenance

From Giza, possibly from G 7940 debris. 1930;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