Fragment of a triad

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Eastern Cemetery, Avenue G 2, between mastabas

Dimensions

Overall: 16.4 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm (6 7/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2796

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Side of a face with part of lower ear.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, eastern cemetery, avenue G 2, between mastabas G 7210-7220: G 7220 and G 7230-7240: G 723. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition