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Fragment of relief with face of Meretites III

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Fragment from relief block. Part of female face with hieroglyphic signs above. Remains of color; blue, green, yellow, black, and red. Now attached to 37.2620.

Provenance

Giza; Street G 7600, east of G 7650. Originally from G 7650 a. One of six blocks forming 37.2620. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 1929.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 39 x 34.2 cm (15 3/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.831

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief