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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

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

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief