Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100, mastaba G 7110-7120: G 7120 above

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 57 x 8 cm (6 5/16 x 22 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-12-1125

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in rasied relief depicts an inscription in large-scale, four-inch hieroglyphs including a seated god, and “nobleman, before the great God.” “wsr spss he ntr ‘3”.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7100, mastaba G 7110-7120: G 7120 above chapel (originally from doorway from chamber d-c). 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