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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: 6 x 8.1 x 1.2 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.2157

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished fragment with a curved, worked surface. Surface has two incised lines – perpendicular as in the kilt. Found in photo register negative #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