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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: 1.7 x 2.9 x 8.1 cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2171

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted fragment with a parallel-ridged pattern as found on a kilt, or neses, or wig.

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