Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple
Other: 7.2 x 12.2 x 4.4 cm (2 13/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Rectilinear Fragment, Flat surface, part of throne or base. Two flat adjoining surfaces from right edge of sculpture, Three deeply incised hieroglyphs: Bull with Netcher sign and falcon below it.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition