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Fragment of wall relief

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Limestone. Fragment from relief block. Three dressed surfaces, corner peice. Parts of 3 columns of hieroglyphs. No color preserved. Battered face. One surface has raised relief decoration with hieroglyphs of very fine detail. Central rectangle of raised bands enclose five hieroglyphs: "NEKEB...

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Provenance

From Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510. [Excav. date] May, 1929 / Exp. Phot. B7106

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 16 x 16.8 x 14.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.832

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief