Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 31 x 32 x 10.2 cm (12 3/16 x 12 5/8 x 4 in.) Worked surface: 24.5 x 25.5 cm (9 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment is executed in sunk relief and contains three partial hieroglyphs, three complete hieroglyphs, and an incised line. Illegible numbers are written 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