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Lintel of Kameni

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Sunk relief of Kameny. Male figure seated before table with loaves. On the right side, sunk relief hieroglyphs with offering formula to Anubis.


From Giza, tomb 7142 A. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, March 1926; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt


Overall (Sits on an epoxy bedding with an aluminium plate at the bottom): 34.6 x 74.5 x 21 cm (13 5/8 x 29 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief