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Fragment of the base of a royal sculpture

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Rectilinear fragment from statue base. Top, bottom, and side finished edges of base. Top surface with partial three toes of left foot. Photo C13411_NS (alt #).


From Giza. Pit G 2150A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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 or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 7 x 15 x 6.4 cm (2 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World