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Royal sculpture fragment

One sculpted polished surface body fragment.

Provenance

Menkaura Valley Temple.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: 3.9 x 6.3 x 2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1992

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture