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Royal sculpture fragment

Sculpture fragment, three pieces glued together and heavily curved. One sculpted, polished surface fragment. Note to check piece against fragmentary royal head with falcon in gallery.

Provenance

From Giza. G 5412 (debris in room). 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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 12.6 x 6.7 x 3.9 cm (4 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1751.23

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture