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Royal sculpture fragment

Rectilinear fragment, part of base or throne. One flat surface, one surface with parallel, flat ridges incised. Part of serekh (?), large scale.

Provenance

From Giza. 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 or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 6.1 x 2 cm (1 5/16 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2077

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture