Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G 1-b

Dimensions

Overall: 63 x 19 x 22 cm (24 13/16 x 7 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-545

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This raised relief fragment depicts a band of five pointed stars, one completed and two partial, at one end. At the other end there are two diagonal twisted ropes. Below the stars is one large-scale hieroglyph.

Provenance

From Giza, N 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