Fragment of a lion's paw
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, subsidiary pyramid G 1-b debris
Overall: 5 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm (1 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragment of lion’s paw, four toes. Part of leg of throne of royal sculpture.
From Giza, Subsidiary pyramid G1-b debris. 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