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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

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This fragment of raised relief depicts two male figures standing in a boat facing right. The two men are controlling the steering oars. The legs and lower part of the kilt of the left figure and the calf and ankle of the figure in front of him are indicated. Two horizontal parallel incised...

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Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. November, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 6.3 x 6.3 cm (5 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1126.2

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief