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This incised relief fragment depicts an offering scene (?) and horizontal rows of inscription. It is very badly eroded. Also depicted is a couple, one on each side of the offering table. Across top of the offering formula is "for good burial."


From Giza, debris of mastaba G2044 E of shaft A . 1936 :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: 29.5 x 37.5 x 13.3 cm (11 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief