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Door jamb of Qar

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This small fragment contains part of one vertical column of text in sunk relief. It fits between and joins 27.2056.2 and 27.2056.3. Overall 27.2056 is a vertcally inscribed rectangular block in three pieces. There is an image at the top of a standing male figure facing left, holding a meat...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, tomb G 7215E. 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: 20 x 12 x 15.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.2056.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief