Relief fragment from the tomb of Mehu
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2423, Tomb of Mehu
Overall: 44.6 x 46 x 16.5 cm (17 9/16 x 18 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This right half of an architrave in sunk relief has three horizontal rows of deeply incised hieroglyphs which are an offering formula to Anubis, for a good burial and long old age for the prophet and overseer of secrets, Mehu.
From Giza, G 2423, Tomb of Mehu. 1937: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition