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Tomb relief fragment

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This fragment executed in raised relief is finely-crafted and depicts hieroglyphs spelling "hetep di nswt" and is an offering formular to Anubis with his titles "foremost of the divine booth". They include wine jugs, a jackal, and bread loaves.

Provenance

From GizaG 7350, A, or in debris in street 7300. 1927: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 38 x 9 cm (18 1/2 x 14 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-4-1086d

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief