Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb 7120 chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 17.2 x 9.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2972

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of wall relief with head of a duck and portion of another sign, likely part of the title “royal son”

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb 7120 chapel, chamber A west wall. 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