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Tomb relief fragment

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This fragment executed in raised relief depicts a man facing right with a pole standing on the prow of a boat. There are traces of battered hieroglyphs to the right of the man.


From Giza, G7779. 1928: 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: 29 x 29 x 16 cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief