Fragment of offering bearers from Tomb of Mehu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5
2431–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Mehu, between pits G 2423 X and Y

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37-1-28d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised relief fragment containing one raised band and one fragment of a hieroglyph.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Mehu, between pits G 2423X and Y. 1937: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition