Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, N of G 7131
Overall: 8 x 15.9 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment of slightly raised relief is part of the lower register. On the left is the partial hieroglyph of a reed leaf. In the center is the continuation of the horn of the long horned cow. The horn is painted yellow.
Overall 27.2052 is a scene of a man facing right leading a long horned cow. There are large scale hieroglyphs above the man giving the name ‘Iwa’ cattle. There is a register line above the cow with feet of a woman and a man facing right.
From Giza, Street G 7000, N of G 7131. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition