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Royal sculpture fragment

Fragemnt of queens statue parallel ridge pattern as found on wig lappets. Giza photo reg 13 2043 - NS (alt# 10-3-00)

Provenance

From Giza, Temple of Pyramid III-a The Menkaura Queens Temple, Stratum 5. 1907: 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: 3.1 x 4.9 x 1.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2147

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture