Fragment of relief of Mertiotes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in street G 7600, E of G 7650
Other: 10 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Limestone fragment with one dressed surface from the chapel of Mertiotes. Raised relief of basket and hand with much blue pigment.
From Giza, found in street G 7600, E of 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