Fragment of wall relief

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 22.3 x 16 x 2.4 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.838

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment from log lintel in chapel of Ankhaf. Very fine raised relief decoration on the convex surface. Traces of green pigment. Hieroglyphs: Ankhaf

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 7510 debris [Excav. date] Feb. 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition