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Copy of greywacke standing pair statue (dyad) of Menkaure and queen, possibly Khamerernebty II.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_ANC.5393
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Reproductions & paintings
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (original)
  • Dimensions
    H. 139.5 cm (54 15/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Previous Number
    11.1738.1
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom (original)
  • Attested
    Menkaure
  • Notes
    This is a reproduction of an object excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book.

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Ancient People

  • Menkaure

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.