Relief from the tomb of Nekhebu; architrave over doorway and facades
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 16 x 12 x 7 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment executed in low raised relief depicts two broken hieroglyphs, one of which is a leg and foot. There is a vertical register line to the left. There is red pigment on the hieroglyphs and black pigment on the background.
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