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Fragment of base of Khafra statue

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7220 A Door of Chamber A1

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 17.4 x 14 cm (6 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2924

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of translucent gneiss statue, base with incised cartouche of Khafre, outer edge of usual interlocked emblems of two Egypts on side.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7220A Door of Chamber A1. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition