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Relief fragment from the chapel of Ankh-haf

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Raised relief with curving, finely striated lines, part of wig (?). Traces of red-brown pigment.

Provenance

From Giza, Interior chapel of Ankh-haf, G 7510. 1925: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafra (Chephre, 2520–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 4.6 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-5-61.8

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief