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Fragment of [gneiss] statue, base with incised cartouche of Khafre, [outer edge of usual interlocked emblems of two Egypts on side]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:4. Additional illustration: Yes. Additional illustration scale: 1:3


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 7210-7220: pit G 7220 A, door of chamber A 1
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.9 cm; [base: 10.4+ cm] Width: 13.1 cm Thickness: 9.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.2924
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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Ancient People

  • Khafre

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.