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Relief fragment

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This fragment in sunk relief is the top right corner of a stele with rosettes along the top, followed by three rows of winged sun discs with uraeus serpents. A figure of Osiris is followed by Isis facing left. There are vertical columns of hieroglyphs in front of and behind the figures.


From Giza, Isis Temple, room G. 1926: 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, End of Late Period - beginning of Ptolemaic Peri,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 45 x 46.5 x 15.5 cm (17 11/16 x 18 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Stele