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Relief of Rudj

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This block is executed in sunk relief. It is decorated on two adjacent surfaces that meet to form an exterior corner. The larger surface includes four horizontal registers of hieroglyphs above four, and part of a fifth, figure facing right. Three men and one woman can be identified on the far...

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From Giza, G2360. 1913. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession date June 27, 2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Other: 60.6 x 64.3 x 21.5 cm (23 7/8 x 25 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Other: 60.6 x 21.5 x 64.3 cm (23 7/8 x 8 7/16 x 25 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief