Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris E of sub pyr G I-b
Overall: 11 x 9 cm (4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment is in slightly raised relief. It depicts a part of the head of a man and his torso, facing left. His right arm is extended to the left and his left arm is across the chest with his hand on his shoulder. It joins another fragment, which shows him leading a long horned cow. His hair has black pigment and his body is reddish brown.
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