Relief fragment from chapel of Queen Meresankh

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7410

Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 10.5 x 3.5 cm (6 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.720b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in raised relief depicts a portion of a lotus blossom and fragment of a wing. This is from swamp scene in chapel of Queen Meresankh.

Provenance

From Giza; G 7410. 1925: 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