Fragment of relief of Mertiotes

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in Street G 7600, E of G 7650

Dimensions

Other: 4.6 x 3.2 x 1.4 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2622

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment with one dressed surface, raised relief (bottom: cartouche?) with blue pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, found in street G 7600, E of G 7650 (originally from G 7650 a). 1929: 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