Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5110

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 59 x 16.5 cm (14 3/8 x 23 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-52.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment in raised relief has two horizontal registers. The top register consists of a series of feet facing left. At the top of the second register are three bulls followed by four hieroglyphs. Beloware two complete and one partial torso of male figures. The center figure has crossed arms with his hands on his shoulders. The figure on the right is facing right with his right hand on the head of a long-horned cow.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5110 from sand in offering room and in street in front of G 5110. 1914: 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