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Right eye and nose of statue of King Menkaura

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Right eye and nose fragment of an alabaster statue of King Menkaura.

Provenance

From Giza. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura, 2490–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10.2 x 8 x 3.5 cm (4 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5081

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture