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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

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This fragment of low raised relief depicts the water below the boat with the lower part of one oar blade in it. The water is bordered at the top and bottom with a horizontal line. The water itself is indicated by thick zig zag black lines on blue ground. It is joins to 27.1126.12. Overall...

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From Giza, Street G 7000, debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. November, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2625–2500 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 5.6 x 11.2 x 2.3 cm (2 3/16 x 4 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief