Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2291 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, near G 2461

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 12 x 7 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5987

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment contains one column of hieroglyphs in detailed, sunk relief. The hieroglyphs give the title “Hem-ka priest of Ptah”.

Provenance

From Giza, near G 2461. 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.
(Accession date: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition