Relief of Qar and Idu hunting wildfowl
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7101
Overall: 61 x 110.5 x 20.6 cm, 212.3 kg (24 x 43 1/2 x 8 1/8 in., 468 lb.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018
Limestone. Block with figures of Qar and Idu, hunting in the marshes. color preserved on figures and intraces on the background. From stairway in the tomb of Qar.
From Giza, tomb G 7101. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1925)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition