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Royal sculpture fragment

Large sculpture exterior fragment, surface is rounded and polished with a fold to one side, possible art of an arm. "G2200 street" written on fragment in pencil.


From Giza, street near G 2200 (= G 5080). excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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.


Giza, Egypt


Other: 9.4 x 8.4 x 5.4 cm (3 11/16 x 3 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World