Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7500, st. E 7520, W 7650, debris in street

Dimensions

Overall: 31.5 x 29 x 16.5 cm (12 3/8 x 11 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-196

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This exquisitely-detailed relief fragment depicts a large figure with staff on the left, in high raised relief, and a small figure with staff on the right, in sunken relief. There are traces of red pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7500, Street E of 7520, W of 7650, radim in street. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition