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Inscribed fragment statue base Khafkhufu I

Base fragment of life-sized, seated statue (?) of Khafkhufu I, inscribed base and rise of right foot.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7130-7140, pit G 7130X [Khafkhufu I tomb is G 7140]. 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, Dynasty 4, 2551–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 13.5 x 16.5 cm (3 1/4 x 5 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2974

Medium or Technique

Gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture