Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2382
Other (Joined length measures): 25.5 x 7.8 x 6.2 cm (10 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Two joining fragments of a torus molding. Both fragments have one finished rounded surface decorated with vertical and diagonal bands made of incised lines. Traces of red pigment are evident.
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