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Throne fragment, incised partial figure of Seth. Wig, part of crown and right arm (two pieces joined), black borderline to left of figure.

Provenance

From Giza. Mastaba G 5110. 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 6.1 x 4.5 x 1.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-49.33

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture