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Relief fragment from the tomb of Sennedjemib Inti

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This fragment of finely-detailed, raised relief, depicts two registers of male offering bearers facing left. The top register has the lower half of one figure and the foot of the figure behind him facing left. The bottom register contains the upper half of one figure and the arm of the figure...

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Provenance

From Giza, G2370 Tomb of Sennedjemib Inti, top of Mastaba G2370 on west. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2291 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 26 x 13.5 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.2031

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief