Fragment of relief from tomb of Nofer shown with his wife

Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2110


Overall (Free standing sits ontop of pedestal): 55.5 x 117.2 x 20.6 cm (21 7/8 x 46 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.) Case (Painted wooden pedestal): 137.2 x 137.2 x 30.5 cm (54 x 54 x 12 in.) Case (Plex-bonnet): 63.2 x 30.5 x 129.5 cm (24 7/8 x 12 x 51 in.)

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George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)


The Ancient World



Four fitting fragments from chapel reliefs of the tomb of Nofer. Figures of Nofer and wife facing right from waist up. Nofer grapsing staff; wife embracing Nofer at shoulder and and arm; and hieroglyphic signs.


From Giza, G2110. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1931)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition