Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7310-7320, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 24.5 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 9 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-78

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment of sunk relief dicpicts the chest, kilt and right forearm of a man facing left. He holds the handle of a short scepter. There are traces of red color on the skin areas.

Provenance

From Giza, mastaba G 7310-7320, debris. 1926: 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