Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple
Overall: 8.3 x 7.6 x 3 cm (3 1/4 x 3 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Three fragments, two glued together. Rectilinear fragments from part of right side and rounded corner of throne or base. Hieroglyphs of two baskets of vulture (not present) and cobra (on third, detached, piece).
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