Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of G 7131
Overall: 3 x 6 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment of low relief consists of the portion of the rear steering oar paddle that is above water, it joins the oar in 27.1126.1.
Overall this scene depicts a boat manned by several fragmentary rowers. There are also two standing men at the stern operating steering oars and one man standing on the prow directing the rowers.
From Giza, N of G 7131. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition