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Relief of procession of estates from the tomb of Ankhaf

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This fragment in finely-detailed, raised relief depicts an upper register with the right foot and lower leg of a striding offering bearer, facing left, a city sign, and the two heels of a female figure facing left. The bottom register depicts the back half of an offering bearer, facing left,...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7510 Ankhaf. 1925:excavated by the Harvard University–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 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra, 2551–2494 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 88.5 cm (34 13/16 in.);Other: 46 x 28 x 23 cm

Accession Number

34.1468e

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief