Relief from the tomb of Nekhebu; wine pressing scene
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2382
Overall: 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.) Other: 37 x 20 x 22.6 cm (14 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment in very low raised relief depicts a decoration of vines leaning to the right on the right section of the block. The decoration is framed by two incised lines forming a right angle in the upper left section of the block. It joins with 13.4347.3.
13.4347 is a scene of the vineyards, the harvest of grapes, and the processing of grapes into wine.
From Giza, tomb G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], court. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-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