Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and abou
Other: 18.7 x 7.7 x 2.2 cm (7 3/8 x 3 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Throne fragment, one finished exterior edge, two joining pieces. Incised hieroglyphs. “Neswt Bity” and disc. facing right.
From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition