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Relief from the tomb of Djaty

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This fragment is a vertical block with five horizontal registers in raised relief. The top register has a boat with figures in it. The second register contains images of two men slaughtering a bull. The third register shows three women offering bearers facing left carrying ducks and other...

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Provenance

From Giza. From tomb of Djaty, G2337x.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. (Division List 1927 B no. 4)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 164 x 36 x 22 cm (64 9/16 x 14 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.445

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief