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Relief of Hemiunu

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Limestone fragment from tomb of Hemiunu: face and hieroglyphs in relief.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (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

Overall: 12.1 x 39.5 x 7cm (4 3/4 x 15 9/16 x 2 3/4in.)

Accession Number

27.296

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief