Relief fragment from tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Other: 37.5 x 25.5 x 10.2 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
On this corner fragment the front is decorated in slightly raised relief with three horned quadrupeds. They are preceded by a male figure facing right, only his lower rear leg and foot are visible. Above the animals are three and part of a fourth horizontally aligned group of hieroglyphs.
From Giza, 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. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition