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Sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris from (boat pit) S of subsidiary pyr. GI-B

Dimensions

Other: 10.6 x 5.3 x 10.7 cm (4 3/16 x 2 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2568

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of (black) basalt stele or part of sarcophagas or inscribed base of statue of Akhethetep; incised hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Giza, debris from (boat pit) S of subsidiary pyramid G-IB. 1924: 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