Relief fragment, tomb of Qar

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


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 80 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 31 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2054

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief

This fragment executed in low raised relief depicts two sun shades mounted on poles., see Bibliography.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb of Qar, G 7101. 1925 :Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession date: Aug-08-2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition