Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 19.8 x 22 x 17.8 cm (7 13/16 x 8 11/16 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment, executed in low raised relief, includes a border line and a portion of a curved fragment of decoration. It is part of either the top or side edge with the decorated surface stepping down to an inside, right-angled corner of the block.
From Giza. Found on shelves marked "G2381/G 2382 Nekhebu." From tomb of Nekhebu 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