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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6010 portico

Dimensions

Other: 6.6 x 13 x 2.7 cm (2 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2753

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with one smooth flat surface borken sharp edges and smooth surface. Has an incised hieroglyph (part of ankh sign).

Provenance

From Giza. East of pillars of mastaba G6010 portico. 1925; Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition