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Fragment of upper left side of head. Joined to 21.951a and two pieces marked 14-12-49 to form incomplete left side of face.

Provenance

From Giza. In mouth of pit 5223A. 1921; 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, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 6.3 cm (9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.951e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture