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Throne fragment, end of large scale 'was' sceptre, incised, facing right. Belongs to Horus figure? 14-12-49.27


From Giza. G 5110. Mastaba G 5110, serdab offering room and space in front of mastabas also two pieces in pit G 5211A. 1914: 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.


Giza, Egypt


Other: 3.8 x 3.3 x 1.4 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World