Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2382
Other: 8.8 x 9.2 x 2.6 cm (3 7/16 x 3 5/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment contains hieroglyphs in crisp sunk relief. There is an ‘s’, and a vertical band. There are traces of red pigment in the hieroglyphs. The number 66/167 is written in black on the reverse side of the fragment.
From Giza, on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G2381/2". From Giza, tomb 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