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Fragment of alabaster royal statue (queen). [published no. 8b = 10-3-00]

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.2155
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Subsidiary pyramid G III-a temple (MQT / rooms 3 and 9, stratum 5)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 6.2 x 13 x 5.5 cm (2 7/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Previous Number
    10-3-00j
  • 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. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Registration number obtained from publication; no registration records available for 1910.

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, pp. 56, 108.