Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Other: 7 x 22.8 x 7.9 cm (2 3/4 x 9 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment contains fragments of hieroglyphs in raised relief. One hieroglyph of the letter “s”and a wide vertical band and a tiny fragment of a vertical line on the right. There are traces of reddish pigment. There are illegible numbers in blue 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