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Relief fragment from the tomb of Qar

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This fragment exectuted in low raised relief depicts the right torso and right arm of a figure facing right and holding a staff. The figure is wearing a bracelet. Extensive red pigment is exant on the figure.

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: 41.5 x 38 x 24 cm (16 5/16 x 14 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Smallest depth: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-12-654

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief