Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7779

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 29 x 16 cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-211

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in raised relief depicts a man facing right with a pole standing on the prow of a boat. There are traces of battered hieroglyphs to the right of the man.

Provenance

From Giza, G7779. 1928: 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.
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Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition