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Back and front right lappet of Nemes headdress. The photograph is of the back view only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. [Accession date: August 17, 2010]

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 25.7 x 18 x 8.4 cm (10 1/8 x 7 1/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1791

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture