Fragment of wall relief

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St.7400 W of S end of 7510 in front of 7430

Dimensions

Other: 17 x 10 x 2.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.1808

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment in raised relief. Trace of blue pigment. Portions of three hierogyphs spelling ‘maa’ consisting of the sickle, eye and top of vulture head.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 west of S end of 7510 in front of 7430 below level of crude brick Ptolemaic wall. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition