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Fragment of relief

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.) Other: 23.5 x 33 x 13 cm (9 1/4 x 13 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4342c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief

Fragmentary inscribed block with single vertical line of sunk relief inscription in three fragments, containing part of inscription of an ‘Overseer of Works of the King, sole companion and royal scribe(?) in the temple of Pepy I.’ It joins 13.4342b.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2332 A. 1912: 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