Relief fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street G 7500, debris E of mastaba G 7530-7540:

Dimensions

Other: 23.5 x 16.5 x 3.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1480

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Four joining fragments composing a scene of calf standing behind the hind quarters of the mother cow who has her legs tied at the knees. The four pieces were originally joined with glue which has come apart. “28-5-36” in pencil on all four fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7500, debris E of mastaba G 7530-7540: G 7540, in radim. 1928: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition