Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7101, Tomb of Qar, chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 38 x 24 cm (16 5/16 x 14 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Smallest depth: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-12-654

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment exectuted in low raised relief depicts the right torso and right arm of a figure facing right and holding a staff. The figure is wearing a bracelet. Extensive red pigment is exant on the figure.

Provenance

From Giza, G7101, Tomb of Qar, chapel. 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