Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G 2381/2
Other: 17 x 14.3 x 5.3 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment contains four partial, large scale hieroglyphs in low raised relief. There are traces of black pigment.
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