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Two joining fragments (now labeled a & b) of raised relief decoration of large foot facing right. Red pigment remaining. "29-7-16h" in black ink on back.


From Giza, G 7560a. 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,


Giza, Egypt


Other: 7 x 11.1 x 2.3 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 7/8 in.) Other: 9.5 x 22.5 x 3.4 cm (3 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief