Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5412 (debris in room)
Other: 4 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm (1 9/16 x 15/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Two joining lappet pieces. Forming corner of ridged nemes and lappet. Fine white alabaster. Joins with 14-12-65.21. Good match for the Menkaura torso 11.3146 but does not directly join.
From Giza. G 5412 (debris in room). 1914: 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