Inscribed stele fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 11.5 x 7 x 6 cm (4 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3163

Medium or Technique

Red granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Fragment of red granite slab (stele) with brief excerpt of inscribed hieroglyphic text.

Provenance

From Giza. 1913: 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.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition