Relief of Idu's son Qar from tomb of Idu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2338–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7102 E (originally from middle level cham

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 11.5 x 18 cm (11 7/16 x 4 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-1-119

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This relief fragment contains a vertical column of hieroglyphs in sunk relief on the corner of a block. It includes the titles ‘overseer’, and ‘great of ten’. The bottom of the block has been smoothly sawn off.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7102 E (originally from middle level chamber of G 7102). 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition