Relief: door jamb of inspector of funerary priests

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7690 K

Dimensions

Overall: 105 x 49cm (41 5/16 x 19 5/16in.) Other: 61.7 x 46.5 x 15.5 cm (24 5/16 x 18 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.206.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment of door jamb in fine, raised relief is the top half of the scene depicting the Inspector of Funerary Priests, Iuwy, striding and facing left, and the figure of a child grasping his staff. Hieroglyphs in front of his face state his title. This piece joins 30.206.2.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7690 K. March 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition