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Rectilinear fragment with 2 flat surfaces, neatly inscribed with partial cartouche of Khafre. Above is part of Netu Bety name, side opposite cartouche is flat and polished.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7422A. 1925;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, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 7.7 x 7.4 x 8 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1965

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture