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Tomb relief fragment

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Fragment of papyrus thicket from a hunting or fishing scene

Provenance

From Giza G 1701 Temple. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

25.2703

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief