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Tomb relief fragment

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This is a fragment executed in raised relief with two complete and one partial column of hieroglyphs. The text contains part of an offering formula with Htp and qrst signs. The surface of the stone is oddly corroded and textured like lizard skin.


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,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 17 x 22 x 9 cm (6 11/16 x 8 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief