Relief of Qar and Idu hunting wildfowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later
2338–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7101

Dimensions

Overall: 61 x 110.5 x 20.6 cm, 212.3 kg (24 x 43 1/2 x 8 1/8 in., 468 lb.)

Accession Number

27.1130

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition