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Vertical hieroglyphs on left, including tail of quail chick and viper (from name of Khufu). At right, a foot and lower leg.


From Giza, street G 7000, debris east of Pyr. Ib. 1925: 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.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu,


Giza, Egypt

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief