Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 53 x 51 x 14 cm (20 7/8 x 20 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment has three vertical columns of low raised relief giving the names and titles of Nekhebu. There are vertical bands about .8 cm wide separating the columns of text. The surface is lifting off in sheets and is very friable.
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