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Tomb relief fragment

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This fragment depicts a man's head in profile and upper torso facing right, executed in raised relief. His eye is in sunk relief. He has a carrying pole across his shoulders.


From Giza, G 7650 a, chapel. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 14.5 x 21 x 7 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief