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Fragment of wall relief

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Two dressed surfaces; incised relief. Red, yellow and blue pigment. Male facing left (?); leg of an ox (?); mid-section of a female figure identified by text "his mother IP...".

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 7215 D. 1925: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 23.6 x 11.5 x 5 cm (9 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1859

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief