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Royal sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka
2520–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, SUB/399

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 9.8 x 7 cm (1 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1795

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of statuette with four sculpted, polished surfaces, from base outer sides. Frontal surface has calf and ankle, in profile view.

Provenance

From Giza, SUB/399. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition