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Stele fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2300 (=G 5190) above pit x-y east

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 31 x 16 cm (18 1/8 x 12 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Legacy dimension: .900 H.

Accession Number

13.4343b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

This fragment in sunk relief has two vertical columns on the right half of the fragment. Top half of two fitting fragments of stela.

Provenance

From Giza Mastaba, G2300 (=G5190) above pit x-y east. 1912: 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