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Column capital fragment

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A horizontal section of a papyrus bundle capital. On each rounded area there is an incised triangular relief pattern, representing leaves.

Provenance

On shelf labeled "Nekhebu G2381/2", From Giza(?). 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. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza?, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 14 x 72.5 cm (5 1/2 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5907

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Columns and capitals