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Royal sculpture fragment

Fragment with one, sculpted, surface with ridges. Part of nemes headdress, part of falcon?

Provenance

From Giza, below pit G 7101H & G 7110 - 7120: G 7110. 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: 3.4 x 5.5 x 1.3 cm (1 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2730

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture