Royal sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 5110

Dimensions

Other: 24.8 x 7.7 x 2.6 cm (9 3/4 x 3 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.44

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Throne fragment, lotus, falcon- large scale. Four pieces joined. Smith 1957 fig. 3.

Provenance

From Giza. Mastaba G 5110. 1914: 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