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Throne fragment, one finished exterior edge, two joining pieces. Incised hieroglyphs. "Neswt Bity" and disc. facing right.


From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A, and in G 2382 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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.


Giza, Egypt


Other: 18.7 x 7.7 x 2.2 cm (7 3/8 x 3 x 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World