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Fragment of greywacke statue, part of face; nose and chin broken, broken and battered.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.699
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Greywacke
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 9 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaure
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Friedman, Florence Dunn. "The Menkaure Dyad(s)." In Stephen E. Thompson and Peter Der Manuelian, eds. Egypt and Beyond: Essays Presented to Leonard H. Lesko upon his Retirement from the Wilbour Chair of Egyptology at Brown University June 2005. Providence: Department of Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies, 2008, p. 131, note 80.

Photos 1