Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G-1, boat pit S of subsidiary pyramid G1-

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 40 x 17 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-635

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This raised relief fragment contains finely formed hieroglyphs giving the titles ‘sAb’ and ‘TAty’ as well as a partial hieroglyph of the beak of an ibis within a ‘pr’ sign.

Provenance

From Giza, avenue G-1, boat pit S of subsidiary pyramid G1-a (N of G-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