Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184

Dimensions

Overall: 49.5 x 49.5 x 17.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1800

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This rectangular interior corner block has painted figures on one surface. In the center are two trees with a goat standing on its hind legs reaching toward the tree on the right. Below this scene there are two partial figures. On the right is the head and shoulder of a figure facing left. On the left is the head, shoulders and upper back of a bovine figure facing right.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2184. 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