Relief of Princess Meretites III

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu or later
2551–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7650, east wall

Dimensions

Height x width: 105 x 68.5 cm (41 5/16 x 26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2620

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

6 blocks (partly fragmentary) from east wall of G 7650, showing Princess Meretites III and several lines of inscription with traces of color.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7650, east wall. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition