Unfinished statuette of King Menkaura (Mycerinus)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
height x width (throne): 44 x 17.5 cm (17 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)
Anorthosite gneiss; unfinished; cutting farther advanced in fourth step of work; broken; slightly chipped.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition