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Fragment of a non-royal sculpture

One sculpted, polished surface with vertical band and diagonal, parallel ridges below (back part of wig?) or waistband and kilt. Part of 24.603 (?).

Provenance

From Giza. Street E of mastaba G 4620, sand debris just above solid rock. (See 14-2-2, 14-2-3, 14-2-4). 1914 : 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 5.7 x 1.8 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1444.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture