Unfinished statuette of King Menkaura (Mycerinus)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Valley Temple of Menkaura
Height x width: 25.5 x 8.2 cm (10 1/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)
Reddish limestone; unfinished; valuable for notches showing law of frontality; good condition; figure seated with its right hand and arm more prominant in a fist with left hand open and palm down on knee.
From Giza, Valley Temple of Menkaura. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition