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Tomb relief fragment

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This raised relief fragment depicts the hand and thigh area of a standing female figure and six partial large-scale hieroglyphs.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G7120, chapel rooms C & D and space between. 1924 :Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 62 x 16 cm (8 1/16 x 24 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-12-1002

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief