Fragment of relief with head of Ptah-khu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2336, just in back of east face

Dimensions

Overall: 58 x 30 x 17 cm (22 13/16 x 11 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4344

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Vertical rectangular block in sunk relief with head of Ptah-khu and inscription giving his titles and name. The surface is discolored with dust and dirt.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2336, just in back of east face. 1912: 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