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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

This is a fragment of slightly raised relief. At the left of the top register are two feet standing together facing right. Depicted in the center are two ankles and feet set apart in a walking position facing right. There is a band separating the lower and upper registers. On the lower left...

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Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, N of G 7131. 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 4, 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 33 cm (2 11/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

27.2052.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief