Fragment of relief of Mertiotes

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, chapel of Mertiotes, G 7650

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 7.4 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2627

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone fragment with one dressed surface from the chapel of Meretites. Incised relief of crossed diagonal lines. No pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7560 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