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Fragment of wall relief

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One dressed surface with relief decoration consisting of three vertical bands dividing fragment. Each division has a hieroglyph. Hem sign and viper.

Provenance

From Giza, St 7500. 1928: 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: 8.7 x 19.5 x 7.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1446

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief