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Sculpture fragments

Thick fragment of rectangular base (?) with traces of green paint on one surface. Top inscribed with incised hieroglyphs: "the King's son of his body".

Provenance

From Giza. From pit G 7332V, radim of pit itself. 1927: excavated by 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 18.2 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1631

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture