Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Found with objects from Nekhebu, G 2381/2
Other: 9 x 38.5 x 15 cm (3 9/16 x 15 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment has finely detailed hieroglyphs executed in sunk relief. There are three incised, vertical register lines.
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