Relief fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, debris east of G 2200 = G 5080

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 38 x 13 cm (12 5/8 x 14 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1490

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment has incised hieroglyphs including part of an invocation offering. The cartouche of Khufu appears as part of the personal name “Khufu-akhet - xxx.”

Provenance

From Giza, debris east of G 2200 = G 5080. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition