Offering scene of Ian and Neferhanisut

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1607

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 41 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 16 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Overall: Approximately height of complete relief: 110 cm (43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

32-3-4a.74

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised relief fragment depicting the heel of a woman’s foot. This fragment is one of 75 fragments of an offering scene showing the couple seated and facing right at a table of offerings, with a smaller figure below a chair.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1607, debris in front of door. 1932: 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