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This fragment contains one column of hieroglyphs in detailed, sunk relief. The hieroglyphs give the title "Hem-ka priest of Ptah".

Provenance

From Giza, near G 2461. 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. (Accession date: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2291 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 12 x 7 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5987

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief