Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Overall: 26.4 x 28.5 x 11.5 cm (10 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment in very low relief depicts a man’s right leg and foot facing left and part of a kilt and upper left leg. There is an incised base line and vertical right border line.
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