Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2382
Other: 31.2 x 19.2 x 5.5 cm (12 5/16 x 7 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment contains one vertical incised line and a fragment of a possible hieroglyph in sunk relief. There are traces both of black and blue paint on the decorated surface. There indecipherable numbers /? written 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