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Sculpture 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: 5 x 12.9 x 1.5 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2161

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two joining sculpted fragments of the hand. One piece shows detail of fingers, other piece shows part of wrist. Neg #, Alt #  A1025NS.

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