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Relief of Idu's son Qar from tomb of Idu

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This is composed of five joined fragments from the corner block from the tomb of Idu. It shows the upper half of Idu's son Qar holding a long scepter and wearing an animal skin. He has a wesekh collar, bracelet, short beard and curled wig. There is a portion of one column of text with his...

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From Giza, Pit G 7102 E, [originally from middle level chamber of G 7102, Idu]. 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later, 2338–2170 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: Legacy dimensions 72 x 32.5 cm (28 3/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief