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Fragment of red granite with incised legs of hawk (? Horus name of king); legs possibly rest on upper part of [GLYPHS] serekh, bird faces to left, depth of incisions are ca .7 - .6 cm. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-548
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Inscribed fragments
  • Findspot
    [Avenue G 1], N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b, [originally from Khufu pyramid temple (?)]
  • Material
    Granite
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.3+ cm Width: 18.9+ cm Thickness: 5.3+ cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/14/1924

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Cwiek, Andrzej. Relief Decoration in the Royal Funerary Complexes of the Old Kingdom: Studies in the Development, Scene Content and Iconography. Warsaw: Institute of Archaeology, Faculty of History, Warsaw University, 2003, p. 94.

    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, pp. 4-5, fig. 7.

Photos 2