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Fragments of limestone [relief] (Dynasty 4), [from various scenes, some] bearing part of name of Khufu, figures and hieroglyphs all in relief, originally colored (many fragments still bear traces of color): a) two fitting fragments, [part of inscription]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-242a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    [Street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b, [originally from chapel of G I-b]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.7 cm Width: 10.2 cm Thickness: 1.05 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.2053
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/07/1924
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 3

Unpublished Documents 2

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.

    Smith, William Stevenson. A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. London: Oxford University Press, 1946, pl. 38.

Photos 3