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Relief of Qar and Idu hunting wildfowl

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Limestone. Block with figures of Qar and Idu, hunting in the marshes. color preserved on figures and intraces on the background. From stairway in the tomb of Qar.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7101. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: May 1, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 61 x 110.5 x 20.6 cm, 212.3 kg (24 x 43 1/2 x 8 1/8 in., 468 lb.)

Accession Number

27.1130

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief