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Relief fragment

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This painted raised relief fragment of a head of a man is finely modeled.

Provenance

From Giza, debris from G 2187, originally from tomb G 2185. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 17 x 5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1506

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief