Fragment of wall relief of Mertiotes

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, chapel of Mertiotes, G 7650 a

Dimensions

Other: 11.6 x 7.6 x 5.4 cm (4 9/16 x 3 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2642

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone fragment from a corner of the chapel of Mertiotes, with three dressed surfaces, incised relief and much blue pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, chapel of Mertiotes, G 7650 a. 1929: 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