Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7350, A, or in debris in street 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 28 x 5.5 cm (10 3/16 x 11 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-4-1086c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in rasied relief depicts hieroglyphs, including part of the “Keres” harpoon and bolt of cloth. It is finely-crafted.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7350, A, or in debris in street 7300. 1927: 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