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Relief of Duaenre

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This fragment in very fine, raised relief depicts a portrait of Duaenre, son of Chephren and Meresankh III, facing right. Fragments of hieroglyphs are visible on the right of the figure. Only a portion of the figure is represented on this fragment, including the head with finely-detailed wig,...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 5110. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1926: Accessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2458 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33.7 x 85 x 24 cm (13 1/4 x 33 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1465

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief