Relief fragment from the chapel of Ankh-haf

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Ankhaf, G 7510

Dimensions

Other: 14 x 9 x 4.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2152

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of raised relief, of the back of a woman’s shoulder, arm and long tripartite tresses. Yellow pigment on skin.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Ankh-haf, G 7510. 1925: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition