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Relief of Kasyotef

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Block with sunk relief depicting on the left a figure of Ka-es-itef-s facing right smelling a lotus, another woman stands behind her. On the right facing them are two offering bearers, a woman and a man. Another female facing right is on the far right of the block. A portion of the right end...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2391, front. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt, Dec. 4, 1913. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 117.5 cm (13 3/16 x 46 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4337

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief