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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.

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

Accession Number

25-1-960

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief