Fragment of a biographical inscription

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Isis Temple, Built into pit G 7011 D, south wall

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 46 x 16 cm (20 1/2 x 18 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.249

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is one fragment executed in sunk relief of a biographical inscription in three vertical columns. The surface is weathered. Joins 31.248.

Inscription

Radedef

Provenance

From Giza, Isis Temple, built into pit G 7011 D, south wall. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition