Fragment of wall relief

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510

Dimensions

Other: 16 x 16.8 x 14.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.832

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone. Fragment from relief block. Three dressed surfaces, corner peice. Parts of 3 columns of hieroglyphs. No color preserved. Battered face. One surface has raised relief decoration with hieroglyphs of very fine detail. Central rectangle of raised bands enclose five hieroglyphs: “NEKEB HRY-TEP EM”. More glyphs outside rectangle on right and left. Written on object in ink is “25-5-61.79”

Provenance

From Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510. [Excav. date] May, 1929 / Exp. Phot. B7106

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition