Fragment of relief of Mertiotes

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


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

Dimensions

Other: 5.4 x 7.4 x 2 cm (2 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2638

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment with two dressed surfaces, raised relief and blue pigment on one surface, no pigment on other surface.

Provenance

From Giza, chapel of Mertiotes, 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