Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later
2338–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7101, Tomb of Qar, chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 74 x 17.5 cm (8 11/16 x 29 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1714

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This block, executed in fine raised relief, depicts three oxen being led by three tethers by a striding figure facing right. The figure is preserved up to the waist level. The right side of this block joins the left side of 25-5-48.1.

Provenance

From Giza, G7101, Tomb of Qar, chapel. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition