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Fragment of limestone wall relief (finely-detailed raised relief); [depicts torso and head of male figure facing left with basket on his head braced by his raised right arm, to right and left of figure partial hieroglyphs, above figure partial register containing foot of another figure facing left; traces of reddish-brown pigment on figure's right arm, basket, and areas of surrounding background surface]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-5-55
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 7510, interior chapel
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 40 cm Width: 60 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 34.1468c
  • Date of Register Entry
    06/11/1925
  • Owner
    Ankh-haf (G 7510)
  • Remarks
    MFA 34.1468 (overall): group of six fragments of fine low relief, belonging to very fragmentary scene of procession of personified estates above projecting ledge of stone, on face of which is wide horizontal band of hieroglyphs giving name and titles of Ankh-haf. 25-5-53 (= MFA 34.1468a) + 25-5-54 (= MFA 34.1468b) + 25-5-55 (= MFA 34.1468c) + three unregistered fragments (= MFA 34.1468d + MFA 34.1468e + MFA 34.1468f).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Flentye, Laurel. "The Mastabas of Ankh-haf (G 7510) and Akhethetep and Meretites (G 7650) in the Eastern Cemetery at Giza: A Reassessment." In Zahi Hawass and Janet Richards, eds. The Archaeology and Art of Ancient Egypt. Essays in Honor of David B. O'Connor, Vol. I. Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, Cahier no. 36. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2007, pp. 299, 300, 304, note 5.

Photos 9

People 1

Ancient People