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Royal sculpture fragment

Throne fragment, one hieroglyph incised: netcher sign facing left. See mirror image piece Eg.Inv.6997 from right side of throne.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 9 x 5.9 x 5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2117

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture