Relief: door jamb of inspector of funerary priests

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


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 105 x 49cm (41 5/16 x 19 5/16in.) Other: 44 x 46.5 x 14 cm (17 5/16 x 18 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.206.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief

This fragment in fine, raised relief is the bottom half of the scene described in 30.206.1. It includes the lower portion of the kilt and legs of the striding Inwy figure facing left, and the figure of the child grasping his staff and also facing left. There is a bottom register below of three, small, male figures facing left. This fragment joins 30.206.1.

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