Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7560

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 31 x 5.5 cm (10 1/4 x 12 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-7-14

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in raised relief depicts two vertical columns of hieroglyphs, including an ankh enclosed in a box in column A, and a coiled cobra on a basket in column B. There are traces of green paint still visible.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7560. 1929: 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