Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440, debris, IV in debris of pit

Dimensions

Other (side A): 12.5 x 8.5 x 5.2 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.) Other (side B): 14 x 12 x 5.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-2-478

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is a two-sided, triangular, sunk relief fragment depicting on side A, among others, a raised cow’s head, and on side B, a seated (woman’s?) torso holding an ankh in the right hand.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7440, debris IV in radim of pit. .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