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Sculpture fragments

Fragment with curved, sculpted polished surface. Possibly part of body surface (?).

Provenance

From Giza. G2382. Originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from nearby court tomb. 1913: : 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 5.2 x 1.5 cm (1 5/16 x 2 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-1-540.4

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture