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Royal sculpture fragment

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One sculpted, polished surface of part of calf of right leg. Surface of fragment behind legs is rectilinear flat surface of back of statue. O.R. says standing male figure.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris on top of mastaba G 2150S. 1932: 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 or Menka, 2520–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 12.6 x 6.2 cm (2 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

32-12-2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture