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Relief fragment from tomb of Neferherenptah

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This raised relief fragment depicts a large scale male figure holding a long staff of office, faced by a small servant presenting a vertical cylinder believed to be a document. There are hieroglyphs to the right of the figure that give his titles. One is "sab." Below the elbow of the...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4341, believed to be from 4311. 1937: 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: 35.5 x 31 x 22.5 cm (14 x 12 3/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37-7-21a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief