Fragment of relief

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 39.1 x 59.6 x 29.7 cm (15 3/8 x 23 7/16 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.60

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment in raised relief depicts portions of a figure from the head down to the shoulders in profile. The figure is depicted with a wavy wig, head band, and wavy beard. Also, there is part of a staff behind the figure. The surface is weathered.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Block from mastaba wall. From Giza, Street 7000, Isis Temple N part. [Excav. date] July 1929.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition