Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Other: 11.7 x 12.5 x 10.5 cm (4 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment contains one vertical and one horizontal incised line that join to form a corner, and the hieroglyph “neswt” with corner border lines in sunk relief. 56/155 is written on the back side.
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