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One fragment of limestone wall relief; one dressed surface with raised relief, traces of red pigment; decoration indistinct.

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-286v
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Street G 7000, N of G 7131, originally from chapel of G I-b
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Other: 6.2 x 8.5 x 0.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 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.
  • Remarks
    Additional fragments (not listed or illustrated in original object register entry) now identified as 24-11-286(aa, o-y).

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Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 4, fig. 4.

    Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 32.

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