Relief of Nekhebu on facade seated facing procession of ships
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381/2382
Overall: 30 x 11.5 x 18.6 cm (11 13/16 x 4 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment in low, raised relief depicts most of the left fist (four fingers) and wrist of Nekhebu including his wrist band and a portion of the staff that he is grasping. There is also a fragment of another part of the scene or hieroglyphs (?) along the left edge. There are traces of red and black pigments.
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