Fragments of Ankh-haf wall relief

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510

Dimensions

Other: 18.3 x 21.2 x 5.3 cm (7 3/16 x 8 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.835

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Three joined fragments of wall relief. Raised relief depicting male head and torso facing left with curly wig, upper chest, and a part of upraised right arm. Extensive red pigment remaining. Much modern white plaster solidifying relief.

Provenance

From Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G.7510. [Excav. date] May, 1925.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition