Relief fragment from tomb of Hemiunu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Stone chips at SE corner of mastaba G 4000

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 23 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-12-301

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised releif fragment depicting hand facing right grasping handle of staff. Red mason’s lines are across the top of the worked face.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4000, stone chips at SE corner of mastaba.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