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Royal sculpture fragment

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One sculpted, polished fragment, part of the shin of a right leg.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris of water channel E of mastaba G 2370. 1933: 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: 9.4 x 12.6 x 7.8 cm (3 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1163.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture