Relief of right jamb with Nekhebu standing and right facade with procession of ships
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 14 x 14.5 x 5.5 cm (5 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small fragment in low raised relief depicts portions of the oars and the water line of the ship in the upper left corner of the procession of ships. An adjacent surface of this fragment forms a corner with the surface depicting the procession of ships. This adjacent surface depicts the standing figure of Nekhebu. It joins .2.
13.4349 is composed of both the right jamb of the doorway and a section of the right facade. On the jamb executed in sunk relief is a figure of Nekhebu facing right. On the facade in low raised relief is a procession of ships. There are traces of pigment. Reconstructed in 1935. This is the companion piece to 13.4348.
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: Apr-28-2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition