Shoulder from a royal sculpture

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 2150N

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 8.5 x 3.6 cm (2 11/16 x 3 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1022

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface fragment of partial left shoulder. Very fine modeling.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris on top of mastaba G 2150N. 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