Statuette of queen (?)

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

53.4 x 11.9 cm (21 x 4 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .534 H. .119 W.

Accession Number

11.728a-c

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Granite; stiff pose; badly battered broken into three pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition