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Fragments of the base of a non-royal sculpture

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street N of mastaba G 4820

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 11.1 x 1.5 cm (2 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1187.3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three pieces glued together, rectilinear part of side of base. One surface incised with hieroglyphs reading from right to left  “Se Ankh…”

Provenance

From Giza. Street N of mastaba G 4820. 1914: 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