Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Other: 6.9 x 16 x 4.5 cm (2 11/16 x 6 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A fragment of torus molding, with incised diagonal and vertical lines forming bands on the molding. Traces of reddish brown paint. 66/167 written is in black on the back.
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