Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris from G 2187, originally from tomb G 2185

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 17 x 5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1506

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This painted raised relief fragment of a head of a man is finely modeled.

Provenance

From Giza, debris from G 2187, originally from tomb G 2185. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition