Relief of Nefery

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris in front of G 2391

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .450 H. x .990 Length:

Accession Number

13.4338

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Block executed in sunk relief, on right three rows of hieroglyphs containing an offering formula. On the far left a male figure with trapazoidal kilt is being presented offerings by two pairs of figures facing left. The first pair is a woman followed by a man the second pair is a man followed by a woman. In the middle another male figure in trapazoidal kilt faces right. Facing him are two small figures, a female standing above a male, likely his children, presenting him offerings.
This block is the second one down in the media image of three blocks.

Provenance

From Giza. G 2391 / front. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition