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: 14.2 x 11.2 x 2.6 cm (5 9/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

29.2506

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment with one dressed surface, raised relief. No color. Part of wig? Incised parallel lines.

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 in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition