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Knee and leg fragment of Khufu (?) statuette. Associated in HU-MFA Expedition photo with 25.1509a- b and 13.3448. Also related to 24.2711.

Provenance

From Giza. N of subsidiary pyramid GI-a. 1924: 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

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 9.3 x 2.5 cm (1 x 3 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2689

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture