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Saite lintel fragment from Isis temple

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This rectangular block, executed in fine, high raised relief, is a corner block with inscriptions on two adjacent surfaces. The smaller face depicts the tomb owner, facing left and hieroglyphs to the right of his left shoulder give his name. There is a wide, vertical border along the right...

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Provenance

From Giza, Street G 7000, yellow debris above 2nd course of casing of Pyramid GI-c. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 21.3 x 107 cm (15 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 42 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-12-673a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief