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Relief of procession of estates from the tomb of Ankhaf

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This fragment in finely-detailed, raised relief is divided into two sections (see the general scene overview). The lower section depicts a horizontal register of hieroglyphs giving the titles of Ankhaf. The upper section depicts portions of the legs and feet of two figures facing left. Between...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7510 Ankhaf. 1925: 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 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra, 2551–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall Height 88.5cm (34 13/16in.); Other: 54.5 x 41 x 20.4 cm (21 7/16 x 16 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1468a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief