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This fragment in raised relief depicts a man's head facing left. He is holding a horizontal object. He is in front of the back of a large cow wearing a collar. Above are two partial hieroglyphs of the lower portions of two kneeling figures.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5110. from sand in offering room and in street in front of G 5110. 1914: 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: 28.5 x 42 x 14 cm (11 1/4 x 16 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-12-52.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief