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Relief fragment, tomb of Qar

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This fragment executed in low raised relief depicts two sun shades mounted on poles., see Bibliography.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb of Qar, G 7101. 1925 :Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession date: Aug-08-2005.

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: 24 x 80 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 31 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2054

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief