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Fragment of a biographical inscription

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This is a fragment executed in sunk relief containing a biographical inscription in portions of five vertical columns. The surface is weathered. Joins 31.249.

Provenance

From Giza, Isis Temple, built into pit G 7011 D, south wall. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University–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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 32 x 17 cm (20 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.248

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief