Fragment of a lion
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of steps of G 7101
Overall: 4.4 x 9 x 10.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragment of (lion) statue base; shows design in relief of flower or bottom of papyrus thicket (?).
From Giza, N of steps of G 7101, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition