Relief of Hemiunu

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, tomb G 4000

Dimensions

Overall: 12.1 x 39.5 x 7cm (4 3/4 x 15 9/16 x 2 3/4in.)

Accession Number

27.296

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone fragment from tomb of Hemiunu: face and hieroglyphs in relief.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition