Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2381 G 2382
Overall: 17.2 x 9.4 x 22 cm (6 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Other (Height of decorated surface): 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment executed in raised relief depicts two broken rectangles, one with possible floral offering.
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.
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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition