Shoulder from a royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2150 B, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 x 13.4 x 5.5 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1021

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface fragment of left shoulder with upper part of left arm. Very fine modeling.

Provenance

From Giza. G 2150B, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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