User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Royal sculpture fragment

Fragment of vulture headdress from statue of Queen.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Queens Temple stratum 5. Temple of Pyramid III-a. 1907. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, 2525–2472 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

13.5080

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture