Fragment of wall relief

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


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

Dimensions

Other: 16 x 11 x 2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1810

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment in raised relief. There are three partial hierogyphs legs of a bird, ‘r’ sign, and niwet (town) sign. A big toe facing right on a ground line.

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