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Fragments of a cartouche of Khafra

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Seven joining fragments from inscription of a statue, with part of "Horus" and "Nesut-Bity" names of Khafre incised and filled with blue color.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 5110 Chapel, Dec. 1914. 1914: 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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2594 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.952a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture