Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found on shelf labeled Nekhebu G 2381/2

Dimensions

Other: 23 x 35 x 20 cm (9 1/16 x 13 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5865

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment is decorated in sunk relief. The numbers 52/135 are written on it in pencil.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition