Relief fragment from tomb of Hemiunu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


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

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 28.5 x 24 cm (6 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-12-304a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Raised relief fragment with remains of finely executed but faint hieroglyphs, including a portion of a shrine and the title ‘sA nswt’.

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