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Architrave of Khufu-khi

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These fragments are part of the architrave of Khufu-khi in fine raised relief, broken into two pieces. The tomb owner sits on the left facing right. There are three horizontal registers of hieroglyphs with offering formula to Anubis. There are traces of red-brown pigment. Fragment a) is the...

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Provenance

From Giza G 2407 D, pit. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: a) 40.6 x 67.9 x 37 cm (16 x 26 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.) Other:b) 40.6 x 86.4 x 34 cm (16 x 34 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36.2988a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief