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Relief fragment from the serdab of Sabu-Ibeby

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This is the smaller of two joining limestone blocks, which together contain three registers each with 3 standing male figures for a total of 6 partial and 3 complete figures. The top and bottom registers are incomplete the middle register is complete. The middle register contains 3 complete...

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Provenance

From Giza, serdab of Sabu-Ibeby G____. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 18 x 54 x 9 cm (7 1/16 x 21 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4345.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief