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Fragment of offering bearers from Tomb of Mehu

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Raised relief fragment containing one raised band and one fragment of a hieroglyph.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Mehu, between pits G 2423X and Y. 1937: 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, late Dynasty 5, 2431–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37-1-28d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief