Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid IA

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 15.3 x 4.5 cm (5 1/2 x 6 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2709

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of wall relief depicting two human figures and cartouche of king Khufu.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid 1A. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition