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Painted fragments of a rowing scene from tomb of Qar

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Five joining fragments of low raised relief depicting portions of five men facing right and standing in a boat while rowing comprise this portion of the scene. There are traces of red, redish brown, black, and blue pigments remaining. This joins blocks 27.1129.2 above and block 25-5-59 which is...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7101,Tomb of Qar. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later, 2338–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 37.7 x 51.7 x 11 cm (14 13/16 x 20 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1129.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief