Relief fragment

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


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 18 x 8.5 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5995

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief

Raised relief fragment, finely detailed, depicting slaughter scene with man’s upturned head, bull’s foreleg and hieroglyphs including ‘wn tn’ possibly from G5110 Duanre.

Provenance

From Giza, possibly from G5110 Duanre. 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