Statuette of King Menkaura (Mycerinus)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura (Mycer
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Height x width: 13.9 x 3.4 cm (5 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Old Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 108)
Striding king in shendyt-kilt, name and zigzag decoration inscribed on belt; details incised on kilt; discolored with black. Head, arms missing; right leg restored in plaster and toned to blend. Beautiful work.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition