Royal sculpture fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Tenple, I-301
Overall: 4.1 x 6.8 x 4.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fragment with one sculpted, polished surface, incised vertical lines follow slight curvature of piece, from wig.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I-301. 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