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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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This rectangular slab, executed in fine raised relief, depicts the mid-torso and legs to knees of a male figure facing right, wearing a kilt and carrying a large fish under his right arm. To the right are hieroglyphs reading 'Nakhti.' There is a vertical borderline along the left side. There...

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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.

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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: 28 x 78 x 25 cm (11 x 30 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief