Relief fragment Kanefer and his wife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris between G 2150 and 2170

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 17.2 x 5 cm (6 5/16 x 6 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

32-12-12.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment in raised relief depicts the right hip of the wife of Kanefer facing right. It is only a small fragment from the top of object 32-12-12.2.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris between G 2150 and 2170. Originally from G 2150, part of chapel north wall, west end. 1932: 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