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Relief of Senedjemib Inti

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2370, Senedjemib Inti, Room III

Dimensions

Other: 33 x 65 x 7 cm (13 x 25 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.) Legacy dimension: .67L x .33W

Accession Number

13.4361

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment is executed in fine, high, raised relief. There are parts of two registers, the lower depicting three male figures from the thigh up, facing left, one donkey’s head, one donkey’s neck and head, and the rear half of a third quadruped. There are also several hieroglyphs. The upper register includes feet of men and animals.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2370 Tomb of Senedjemib Inti, Room III. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition