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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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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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


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

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief