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Fragment of wall relief of Ankh-haf

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This fragment of raised relief contains three columns of hieroglyphs with invocation offering. The hieroglyphs are carefully detailed. There are traces of green pigment and the background color has now faded to tan. From the chapel of Ankh-haf. The limestone is surrounded by modern plaster to...

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From Egypt, Giza, from street G 7500, originally from G 7510, Ankh-haf, chapel. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University-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, Dynasty 4,


Giza, Egypt


Other: 26 x 30.4 x 3.6 cm (10 1/4 x 11 15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief