Fragment of relief of Mertiotes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in street G 7600, E of G 7650
Other: 17.8 x 10.2 x 8.2 cm (7 x 4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large limestone fragment of a block with three dressed surfaces from the chapel of Mertiotes. Raised relief: male running figure facing left and hieroglyph M33+tethering rope. No 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