User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragments of wall relief

Start collecting

Two joining fragments in raised relief of hieroglyphs of part of Babaef's name and the title 'Hemw-ka' and part of a hieroglyph of a bent leg. This joins with 25-1-750. Part of series with 25-1-749 to 25-1-750.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7300-7310 exterior chapel. 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: 18 x 8.6 x 5.2 cm (7 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1821

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief