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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and abou

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2126

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of banded travertine with scupted polished surface forming part of belt and kilt.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition