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Architrave fragment from the tomb of Inti

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2291 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2338 B

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 15 x 22.5 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.2033.3

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment from the architrave of Inti is inscribed in sunk relief and depicts three hieroglyphs forming the word ‘djet’.

Provenance

From Giza. Pit G 2338 b. 1935: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
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Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition