Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 13 x 19 x 3 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment of fine, low raised relief depicts two registers of offerings from an offering table. The top register depicts four partial jars, one in a jar stand on a register line above offerings including vegetables and joints of meat.
This fragment joins 13.6000.1.
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