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Tomb relief fragment

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This is a lintel fragment from a mud-brick niche or possibly a statue base. The lower side is smoothed and the upper side rough. There are finely incised hieroglyphs in one horizontal band on a 3 cm wide surface comprising a hetep-di-neswt offering formula to Anubis, venerated one for the...

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Provenance

From Giza, G7832 on mastaba in debris. 1931: 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: 42 x 20 x 8 cm (16 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31-1-320

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief