Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


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

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 38 x 9 cm (18 1/2 x 14 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-4-1086d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment executed in raised relief is finely-crafted and depicts hieroglyphs spelling “hetep di nswt” and is an offering formular to Anubis with his titles “foremost of the divine booth”. They include wine jugs, a jackal, and bread loaves.

Provenance

From GizaG 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