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Sculpture fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue 2, south of G 7120

Dimensions

Overall: 13.6 x 15.6 x 10.5 cm (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2848

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Piece of base with three worked surfaces. Inscribed with incised hieroglyphs that together with 25-1-1313 form name “Kawab”. Eg. Inv. 11272 also a part.

Provenance

From Giza. Avenue 2, south of G 7120. 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