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Fragment of head of Khafra

Top part of head of Khafre with corners of nemes headress and uraeus tail. Photo C13411 NS. Joins 21.351 (14-12-1 and 14-11-206) and Eg.Inv.7028, which form fragmentary head of Khafre. Nose chipped, beard broken off, both ears missing except lobe of right ear. The face itself is Field Number...

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From Giza. Debris of water channel E of mastaba G 2370. 1933: 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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 9 x 14.4 x 7.2 cm (3 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World