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Irregular fragment of greywacke royal statue, part of beard, chin and lower lip; wavy lines of beard very fine and vertical, nearly covered with brownish paint.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.3059
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Greywacke
  • Dimensions
    Other: 3.3 x 4.6 x thickest 1.1 cm (1 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 7/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • 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–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

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