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Fragment of relief from tomb of Ankhaf

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Fragment of raised relief depicting finely detailed male head facing left. Much red pigment remains.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7510 (or Street 7500)? [Excav. date] February 1929 / Exp. Phot. B7115

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 10.5 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.833

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief