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Relief of tomb owner seated at offering table

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This fragment in raised relief depicts the right half of a pile of offerings including fruit, vegetables, breads, and joints of meat, including an ox head, arranged in horizontal layers. There is a wide horizontal band above the offerings and a vertical line to the right of them. It joins...

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Provenance

From Giza, G2461. 1912: 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: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 31.5 x 10.2 cm (13 x 12 3/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5993.4

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief