Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found with objects from Nekhebu, G 2381/2
Other: 12.3 x 32.5 x 19 cm (4 13/16 x 12 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment has one finished surface covered with a thin plaster coating. There are traces of one or more hieroglyphs, including a ‘neb’ basket in raised relief. The hieroglyphs are blurred and worn.
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