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Copy of greywacke triad with figures of Menkaure, Hathor, and Hare nome goddess.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_09.200.1
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (original). Cast for plaster reproduction made in Boston prior to 1920.
  • Material
    Plaster
  • Dimensions
    Height x width x depth: 84.5 x 43.5 x 49 cm (33 1/4 x 17 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Fay, Biri. "Royal Women as Represented in Sculpture during the Old Kingdom." In Nicolas Grimal, ed. Les Critères de Datation Stylistiques à l'Ancien Empire. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 1998, pp. 164-165.

People 1

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.