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This is a fragment in raised relief depicting a standing male facing right and holding a large square in front of him with both hands. There are four fragmentary hieroglylphs above his head. There is extensive red pigment. The right end of the block juts forward from the block at a right angle.


From Giza, Found in debris between G2150 and G2170. Originally from interior chapel west wall north end G 2150. 1932: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 67 x 28 x 20 cm (26 3/8 x 11 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief