Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found with objects from Nekhebu, G 2381/2
Other: 10.2 x 16.4 x 3.7 cm (4 x 6 7/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment executed in sunk relief contains the hieroglyphs “n” and “ka” signs, as well as a vertical line and incised horizontal line that meet to form a corner bordering the text.
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