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Tomb relief fragment

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This is a two-sided, triangular, sunk relief fragment depicting on side A, among others, a raised cow's head, and on side B, a seated (woman's?) torso holding an ankh in the right hand.


From Giza, G 7440, debris IV in radim of pit. .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,


Giza, Egypt


Other (side A): 12.5 x 8.5 x 5.2 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.) Other (side B): 14 x 12 x 5.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief