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Architrave fragment from the tomb of Inti

This fragment from the architrave of Inti is executed in sunk relief and depicts a partial trapezoidal kilt, front leg, short scepter, and long staff, and five partial hieroglyphs including a quail chick.


From Giza. Pit G 2338 b. 1935: 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: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2291 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 24 x 20 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief