Fragment of relief with face of Meretites III

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 39 x 34.2 cm (15 3/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.831

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment from relief block. Part of female face with hieroglyphic signs above. Remains of color; blue, green, yellow, black, and red. Now attached to 37.2620.

Provenance

Giza; Street G 7600, east of G 7650. Originally from G 7650 a. One of six blocks forming 37.2620. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 1929.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition