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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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This rectangular block, executed in fine raised relief, depicts the tomb owner's feet facing left. He is wearing finely detailed sandals and his front foot is arched to support him leaning forward on his staff. There are vertical border lines on the both sides of the block and in the right...

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Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 71 x 17.5 cm (9 1/16 x 27 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-5-46

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief