Biographical Inscription of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382/court tomb of Nekhebu
Overall: 13.2 x 42.5 x 17.5 cm (5 3/16 x 16 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Top fragment of the Cairo Biographical Inscription of Nekhebu in sunk relief. This is the top right horizontal register of hieroglyphs in sunk relief. The fragment is worn.
From Giza, 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. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt, Dec. 4, 1913.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition