Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, near G 2461

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 32.5 x 11.5 cm (7 1/16 x 12 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5970

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in high raised relief depicts on the left an arm, staff, and upper torso of a male figure. In the center there is a full upper male torso with arms and open right hand, holding an animal. The left hand is grasping the feet of the animal.

Provenance

From Giza, near G 2461.1912: 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