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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mouth of pit G 5223 A

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4.8 x 1.2 cm (1 3/16 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1740

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of clear alabaster, royal statuette parts, one sculpted, polished surface.

Provenance

From Giza. Mouth of pit G 5223 A. 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