Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G 2381/2"
Other: 20.6 x 20.5 x 12.5 cm (8 1/8 x 8 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
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This fragment in sunk relief depicts a large-scale hieroglyph of the forepart of a lion. Part of the title of “Haty-’ “
From Giza, on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G2381/2". From Giza, tomb G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], court, originally from G 2381. 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.
(Accession date: April 28, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition