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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later
2338–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

One face: 11 x 16 x 3.5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-5-39.24

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief

This fragment is one of several miscellaneous fragments for 25-5-39. This is a corner fragment, the only decoration is a small patch of blue pigment. It is part of a corner block with two adjacent finished surfaces with no inscriptions.

Provenance

From Giza, G7101, tomb of Qar. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition