Relief fragment from the serdab of Sabu-Ibeby
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Serdab of Sabu-Ibeby
Other: 18 x 54 x 9 cm (7 1/16 x 21 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is the smaller of two joining limestone blocks, which together contain three registers each with 3 standing male figures for a total of 6 partial and 3 complete figures. The top and bottom registers are incomplete the middle register is complete. The middle register contains 3 complete standing male figures facing right in a striding pose separated into panels by two horizontal lines and three vertical lines which contain inscriptions.
From Giza, serdab of Sabu-Ibeby G____. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition