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Sculpture fragment of queen

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Queen's Temple, Stratum 5

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 6.7 x 10.9 cm (1 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2168

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One rectilinear fragment with a flat surface. Part of throne or base.

Provenance

From Giza. Temple of Pyramid III a, the Queen's Temple, Strata 5. 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