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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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This fragment, finely-executed in high, raised relief, depicts the left part of a male figure's chest and upper left arm, including a portion of his broad collar. It also includes a piece of a staff, presumably held by him. Remains of red paint cover most of te figure's skin, and there are...

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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.

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: 23.5 x 22 x 7 cm (9 1/4 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief