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Fragments of a tomb decoration

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1607 (?)

Accession Number

47.2090

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Nine fragments and several smaller chips of white limestone. One of the largest bears part of an inscription in raised relief reading right to left, with a well executed reed leaf hieroglyph followed by parts of two horizontal signs. Another has part of a figure in raised relief.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1607(?). 1932 (?): 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