Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Other: 20.5 x 44.5 x 16 cm (8 1/16 x 17 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment, executed in low, raised relief, depicts the legs and feet below the thighs of a figure facing the left. There is a portion of the right side of the decorated face that is raised 0.5 cm.
From Giza. Found on shelves marked "G2381/G 2382 Nekhebu." From tomb of Nekhebu 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