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Relief fragment from tomb of Hemiunu

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Raised releif fragment depicting hand facing right grasping handle of staff. Red mason's lines are across the top of the worked face.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4000, stone chips at SE corner of mastaba.1925: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 23 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25-12-301

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief