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Relief fragment - head of a man

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Limestone relief fragment depicting portion of a man's head, facing right wearing curled wig.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 4000 (Tomb of Hemiunu). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: January 1, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu, 2551–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.3 x 24 cm (3 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1123

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief