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Fragments of a non-royal sculpture

Four pieces glued together, four rectilinear polished surfaces, two of which form an indented basin (?) or a corners as of a base.

Provenance

From Giza. Street N of mastaba G 4820. 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: 6.2 x 14.5 x 7.3 cm (2 7/16 x 5 11/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1187.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture