Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris from boat pit S of subsidiary pyramid G1-

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 49 x 40 cm (5 7/8 x 19 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-693

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised relief fragment inscribed on two sides. Side a) is divided into three columns depicting large scale hieroglyphs. Side b) is divided into four columns. Both sides read right to left.

Provenance

From Giza, debris from boat pit S of subsidiary pyramid G1-b. 1924 :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