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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

This fragment of slightly raised relief is part of the lower register. On the left is the partial hieroglyph of a reed leaf. In the center is the continuation of the horn of the long horned cow. The horn is painted yellow. Overall 27.2052 is a scene of a man facing right leading a long...

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Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, N of G 7131. 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: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 15.9 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.2052.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief