Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 22.6 x 17.3 x 8.7 cm (8 7/8 x 6 13/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Worked surface: 9.5 x 14.4 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment has a fragment of a possible hieroglyph. The bottom surface has traces of red paint on it.
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