Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2150
Height x width:19.5 x 9.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)
Compact granite. The “necking” is so shallow as to be hardly a groove at all. On one side is a hollow made by abrasion. The opposite side is smoother. Edge blunt.
From Giza G 2150. 1906: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: November 8, 1906)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition