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Royal sculpture fragment

Fragment with one sculpted, polished surface; convex curve with slight flare on one edge; perhaps belongs with 24-11-813 (?).

Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, opposite Avenue G 1. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divion of finds by the government of Egypt. (accession date Jan 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.9 x 11.4 x 2.2 cm (2 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2627

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture