Fragment of relief of Mertiotes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7650
Other: 17 x 26 x 10.5 cm (6 11/16 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large limestone fragment of a block with one dressed surface from the chapel of Mertiotes. Raised relief showing part of cartouche ( …h…fw) of Khufu and head and shoulders of offering bearer carrying basket of bread loaves. No pigment.
From Giza, found in street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7650 (originally from G 7650 a). 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition