Relief from a wall of the offering chamber of Khnumnefer and Nedju
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Overall: 193 x 260 x 40cm (76 x 102 3/8 x 15 3/4in.) Other (individual block): 24.5 x 5 x 12.5 cm (9 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment has a finished, but not decorated, surface. It fits to the right of .7 and above .9. There are traces of dark red, modern paint on the edge of the finished surface. This block is part of the scene of the tomb owner and his wife with a procession of dancing girls, and offering bearers.
From Giza, tomb G 2175, Khnumnefer and Nedju, chapel of Khnumnefer, north wall. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Accession Date: April 28, 2005.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition