Fragment of a lion's head
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre or Menkaure
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, opposite Avenue G 1
Overall: 5.8 x 8.5 x 6 cm (2 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Muzzle of lion; mouth and nose of statue. Forming top of throne leg.
From Giza, Street G 7000, opposite Avenue G 1.1924: 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