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Fragment of alabaster royal statue.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.2164
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Subsidiary pyramid G III-a temple (MQT)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 1 x 3.2 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Previous Number
    10-3-00s
  • 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.