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Fragment of base of Khafra statue

Fragment of translucent gneiss statue, base with incised cartouche of Khafre, outer edge of usual interlocked emblems of two Egypts on side.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7220A Door of Chamber A1. 1924: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 17.4 x 14 cm (6 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2924

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture