Menkaura royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall: 13.8 x 22.5 x 18.9 cm (5 7/16 x 8 7/8 x 7 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Large irregularly shaped fragment of colossal statue consisting of the instep of the right foot, a completely flat section in between the feet and a small area of the left foot’s instep.
From Giza. Menkaura Valley Temple. 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