Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple
Overall: 5.1 x 11.2 x 2.1 cm (2 x 4 7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Rectilinear fragment. Part of throne. Two flat, polished surfaces. One surface incised with hieroglyphs: cobra and vulture on ‘Neb’ baskets forming ‘Nebty’ title.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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