Relief fragment - head of a man

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
2551–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4000

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.3 x 24 cm (3 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1123

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone relief fragment depicting portion of a man’s head, facing right wearing curled wig.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 4000 (Tomb of Hemiunu). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: January 1, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition