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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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This fragment, executed in low, raised relief, likely depicts vessels in a pile of offerings. There are several areas of red pigment.


From Giza, G7101, tomb of Qar, chapel. 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, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or later, 2338–2170 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 24.8 x 24 x 12.7 cm (9 3/4 x 9 7/16 x 5 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief