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Fragment of wall relief

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Fragment in raised relief. Trace of blue pigment. Portions of three hierogyphs spelling 'maa' consisting of the sickle, eye and top of vulture head.


From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 west of S end of 7510 in front of 7430 below level of crude brick Ptolemaic wall. 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Other: 17 x 10 x 2.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 in.)

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief