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Relief fragment from queen's pyramid chapel

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This fragment of raised relief consists of two parallel horizontal bands on the lower portion of the fragment depicting part of the hull and top edge of a boat. Above these bands are the lower hips and waistband of a seated rower. There are traces of yellow paint on the hull, black paint on...

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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.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 4.2 x 5.5 x 1 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief