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Royal sculpture fragment

Fragment with two, sculpted, polished surfaces. One surface convexly-curved. Other surface an inverted right angle.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7101. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 8.3 x 12 x 4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2721

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture