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Tomb relief fragment

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This fragment executed in sunk relief depicts a column of hieroglyphs containing nine full signs including an eye, mouth, bread, sedge plant, and water. There are two partial hieroglyphs. The hieroglyphs are bordered by two vertical incised bands.

Provenance

From Giza, G7652A room 1. 1929: 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: 46 x 23.4 x 12.5 cm (18 1/8 x 9 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-4-317

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief