Relief of Idu's son Qar from tomb of Idu
Old Kingdom, dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7102 E
Overall: Legacy dimensions 72 x 32.5 cm (28 3/8 x 12 13/16 in.)
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Out on Loan
Out On Loan
This is composed of five joined fragments from the corner block from the tomb of Idu. It shows the upper half of Idu’s son Qar holding a long scepter and wearing an animal skin. He has a wesekh collar, bracelet, short beard and curled wig. There is a portion of one column of text with his titles and the name Qar.
From Giza, Pit G 7102 E, [originally from middle level chamber of G 7102, Idu]. 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