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This raised relief fragment depicts a band of five pointed stars, one completed and two partial, at one end. At the other end there are two diagonal twisted ropes. Below the stars is one large-scale hieroglyph.


From Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G1-b. 1924: 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: 63 x 19 x 22 cm (24 13/16 x 7 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief