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Relief of Rudj

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This inscribed block of Rudj is executed in sunk relief. It depicts three, standing figures of Rudj, facing right. Above the figures in large scale hieroglyphs are several of his titles, including "overseer of all works of the king" (imy-r kat nt nswt). There are also four, vertical columns of...

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Provenance

From Giza, SE of G2360, in debris in angle between G2361 - 2362 / X. 1913. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession date June 27, 2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 55.3 x 97.3 x 20.3 cm (21 3/4 x 38 5/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4334a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief