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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris E of sub pyr G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 10 x 1.5 cm (2 1/4 x 3 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2053

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is two joining pieces of low relief depicting vessels and offerings. Traces of black paint.

Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7000, debris E of sub pyr G I-b. 1924: 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.
(Accession date: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition