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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2291 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Nekhebu G 2381 G 2382

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 4 x 0.5 cm (7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.6031

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This object consists of three similar limestone chips found associated with 13.6030, though there is no evidence that they belong together.

Provenance

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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Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition