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Door jamb of Qar

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This fragment is executed in sunk relief. At the top of the block there is a standing male figure facing left, holding a meat offering. The horizontal inscription above his head identifies him, "His eldest son, whom he loves, Qar." To the left of the standing male and below him are two...

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Provenance

From Giza, G7215E. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 66 x 30.5 x 16.5 cm (26 x 12 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.2056.3

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief