Relief of Nekhebu on facade seated facing procession of ships
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 44.5 x 46 x 11 cm (17 1/2 x 18 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment in low, raised relief depicts the seated figure of Nekhebu, including the shoulders to knees with broad collar and a panther skin tunic depicted. He is facing left and holding a staff with his left arm which is crossed across his chest, and he is seated on a low chair.
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