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Fourth Dynasty of Egypt in the Old Kingdom

Egyptian Art, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4

Works of Art (8)

Archers (detail), Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafre, ca. 2551–2494 B.C., Egyptian; Excavated at Lisht, reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I, probably originally from Giza, Painted limestone (22.1.23)
Cosmetic Jar in the Form of a Cat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (calcite) with inlaid eyes of rock crystal and copper (1990.59.1)
Fragmentary face of King Khafre, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre, ca. 2520–2494 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (26.7.1392)
Recumbent lion, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5 (ca. 2575–2450 B.C.), Egyptian, Granite (2000.485)
Seated statue of King Menkaure, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaure, ca. 2490–2472 B.C., Egyptian, Limestone (37.6.1)
Statue of Memi and Sabu, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., Egyptian; Probably from Giza, Painted limestone (48.111)
Statuette of a queen, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12–Early Dynasty 13 (ca. 1825–1750 B.C.), Egyptian, Schist (65.59.1)
Striding Figure, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, ca. 2575–2465 B.C., From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, el-Kab (Elkab; Eleithyaspolis) possibly, Quartzite, paint (62.200)