Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2382
Other: 17.4 x 10 x 22 cm (6 7/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment contains in sunk relief a roughly formed torso and arm of a standing figure with a vertical border line on the right side. There are traces of red pigment that remain. There is an undecipherable number in black on the back.
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