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Royal sculpture fragment

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Throne fragment, remains of one incised hieroglyph. Incomplete part of black borderline.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.4 x 1.3 x 5.1 cm (15/16 x 1/2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.46

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture