Relief fragment from the chapel of Ankh-haf

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra (Chephre
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510

Dimensions

Other: 4.6 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-5-61.8

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised relief with curving, finely striated lines, part of wig (?). Traces of red-brown pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, Interior chapel 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