Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 10.9 x 23.3 x 31.5 cm (4 5/16 x 9 3/16 x 12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A rectilinear fragment, executed with a painted surface decoration that is undecipherable. There are patches of red and black pigments, which may have been horizontal bands or border lines.
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