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Relief fragment

This fragment includes parts of 2 male figures facing right, separated by a row of hieroglyphs The right figure is an offering bearer holding a goose under his right arm and the snout with his left arm. The surface is very friable.


From Giza, G7600 E of G7650 . 1929: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 37 x 41.5 x 14.5 cm (14 9/16 x 16 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief