Relief scene of aging Nekhebu in boat in the marshes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Giza, Egypt
Overall: 18.5 x 20.5 x 14.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment in very low raised relief depicts part of the upper torso of a male facing left. On the right side of the fragment is a (left?) hand grasping a staff. There are traces of black pigment, this fragment joins with 13.5834.2.
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