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Fragment of wall relief of Mertiotes

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Fragment with one dressed surface, incised relief, fragment of hieroglyph. Traces of orange pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, chapel of Mertiotes, G 7650 a. 1929: 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, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 5 x 1 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2505

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief