Throne fragment of Khafra
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Other: 12 x 8 x 2.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Limestone or alabaster (?) check
Not On View
A small fragment with hieroglyphs executed in sunk relief above an incised register line. The details are very fine. Traces of green and reddish brown pigments are visible. On the lower left front of the fragment is the corner of a rectangular depression.
From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition