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Relief of procession of estates from the tomb of Ankhaf

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This fragment of finely-detailed, raised relief depicts the torso and head of a male figure facing left with a basket on his head braced by his raised, right arm. To the right and left of the torso of the figure are partial hieroglyphs. Above the figure is a partial register containing a foot of...

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From Giza, tomb G 7510 Ankhaf, interior chapel. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra, 2551–2494 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Height: 88.5 cm (34 13/16 in.);40 x 59.5 x 26 cm

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief