Fragment of relief from tomb of Ankhaf

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7510 Interior Chapel

Dimensions

Other: 10.5 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.833

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of raised relief depicting finely detailed male head facing left. Much red pigment remains.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7510 (or Street 7500)? [Excav. date] February 1929 / Exp. Phot. B7115

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition