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Sculpture fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From pit G 7332 V, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 18.2 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1631

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Thick fragment of rectangular base (?) with traces of green paint on one surface. Top inscribed with incised hieroglyphs: “the King’s son of his body”.

Provenance

From Giza. From pit G 7332V, radim of pit itself. 1927: excavated by 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