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Tomb relief fragment

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This is a fragment executed in raised relief with three complete and one partial column of hieroglyphs. The text includes the titles 'Haty-a' and 'Hm nTr'. The surface of the stone is corroded and textured like lizard skin.

Inscription

HAty-a, Hm nTr

Provenance

From Giza, St.7300. 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. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 35 x 15 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25-1-824

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief