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Khafra or Menkaura royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menkaura
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I/380, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 1 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

47.2045

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with one flat surface, part of throne or base.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 380. 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