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Lintel of Djaty

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Inscribed lintel of Djati. Sunk relief.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2337 x. (Division list 1927 B No. 3). July, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1927: received by the MFA. (Accession Date: July 7, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 51.0 x 171.0 cm (20 1/16 x 67 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.446

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements