Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Overall: 7.2 x 5.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment is in raised relief and is part of a larger scene. It depicts part of the man’s face looking left and his left shoulder. On the right is an uncertain fragmentary image. The body is of reddish brown pigment.
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