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Tomb relief fragments

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Two fragments of wall relief, one with the upper portion of a jackal's head, the other undecorated.

Provenance

From Giza, street 1700, tomb 1720 chapel, chamber A west wall. 1924: 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, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 18 cm (6 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3071

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief