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Fragment of alabaster royal statue, portion of wig; incised vertical lines follow slight curvature of piece.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1794
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Sculpture
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 301)
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 4.1 x 6.8 x 4.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 11/16 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; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

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