Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 5.5 x 9 x 3.4 cm (2 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment, executed in raised relief, joins 13.5995.1 and .2 just below the bottom of the cartouche. It includes a horizontal row of petal-shaped objects painted white and blue and sitting on top of a fragment of reddish-brown base.
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