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Two fragments in raised relief. Two feet of figure ground line. Below lineis the head of scribe with reed pens behind ears.


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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Other: 21.5 x 13.5 x 1.7 cm (8 7/16 x 5 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief