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Fragment of wall relief

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Fragment from log lintel in chapel of Ankhaf. Very fine raised relief decoration on the convex surface. Traces of green pigment. Hieroglyphs: Ankhaf

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 7510 debris [Excav. date] Feb. 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 22.3 x 16 x 2.4 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.838

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief