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Relief fragment of Kawab

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Limestone relief fragment showing part of the head of Kawab, eldest son of Khufu, in profile.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 7120, chapel. 1924: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: December 26, 1924)

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: 9.5 x 22 cm (3 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1467

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief