Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between Harvard Camp and Khufu pyramid
Other: 6 x 7 x 4.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Worked fragment of large scale sculpture, part of hand with part of a finger and fingernail on one surface, and rounded end of emblematic staff on an adjoining surface.
From Giza. Picked up on surface between Harvard Camp and Khufu pyramid. 1912: 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