Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Overall: 3.2 x 4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a triangular shaped fragment of slightly raised relief. The fragments of the two large scale hieroglyphs F and R (maybe “Nefer”) are on the right.
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, debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 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