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Fragments

Three fragments of body and shoulder (glued together).

Provenance

From Giza G2370B surface debris. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. History of Ownership: From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura, 2532–2510 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.4 x 17.8 x 9.8 cm (4 7/8 x 7 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-84

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture