Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7100 st., 7121, SE corner 7110, 7110 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 22 x 21.5 cm (4 3/4 x 8 11/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-12-1101

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This relief fragment depicts two vertical columns of hieroglyphs in raised relief with the word for scribe in the left column and the word MAA = “to see” in the right.

Provenance

From Giza, G7100 street, mastaba 7121, SE corner 7110, 7110 debris of offering room. 1924 :Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition