Relief of a female offering bearer
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7510
Height x width: 12.7 x 17.2 cm (5 x 6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Deriving from a tomb scene in which the tomb owner receives offerings for the afterlife, this fragment potrays a female offering bearer. It is executed in the very low raised relief typical of the fourthdynasty. Only the woman’s head, shoulder, and a portion of an arm remain. She carries a basket on her head.
From Giza, tomb G 7510. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition