Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found on shelf with objects of Nekhebu, G 2381/2
Other: 17.8 x 13 x 7 cm (7 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment, executed in sunk relief, depicts a horizontal, incised line and fragments of three hieroglyphs, two of which are reed leaves.
From Giza, on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G2381/2". 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