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Fragment of Relief

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This fragment of finely detailed low raised relief consists of seven vertical columns of hieroglyphs. On the left side is a vertical band. At the bottom of the fragment is a man's head, looking to the right. There are traces of red pigment. This is a corner fragment and there is also decoration...

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From Giza G 7639, room, debris. 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,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 46.6 x 72.6 x 17 cm (18 3/8 x 28 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief