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One basket full of fragments of alabaster royal statues, [among them]: a) inscribed fragment with Horus name of Khafre, [fits 14-12-63a]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-12-58a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Debris N of mastaba G 5412
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Width: 4.3 cm Length: 8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1056
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/15/1914
  • Owner
    Khafre
  • Remarks
    MFA 14.1056 = 14-12-58a (one fragment) + 14-12-58c (two fragments) + 14-12-63a (one fragment)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 8

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Khafre

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.