Relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2375 chapel, S wall

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 11 x 15 cm (13 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-11-97a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

One corner fragment with two adjacent surfaces in raised relief. On the right side there is an image of the standing goddess Maat with her name written in hieroglyphs above her. There are large scale hieroglyphs on the left side. Both sides read right to left. Corner fragment 35-11-97a does not join directly to 35-11-97b but they are part of the same corner.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2375 chapel, S wall. 1935: 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