Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7650 a, chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 21 x 7 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

29-7-22

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment depicts a man’s head in profile and upper torso facing right, executed in raised relief. His eye is in sunk relief. He has a carrying pole across his shoulders.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7650 a, chapel. 1929: 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