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Royal sculpture fragment

Fragment of clear alabaster statuette. Front of chest (?) Finely modeled and polished.

Provenance

From Giza. Giza in front of G5230 (=Lepsius 40) W [(=mastaba)], strip V. 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: 3.7 x 8.8 x 3 cm (1 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1683

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture