Relief of right jamb with Nekhebu standing and right facade with procession of ships
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Worked surface: 29.5 x 48 x 30 cm (11 5/8 x 18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.) Overall: 50 x 48 x 30 cm (19 11/16 x 18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This fragment executed in fine sunk relief depicts the feet and lower legs of Nekhebu. In front of his legs are the vertical hieroglyphs spelling out his name. It joins .10 and .9.
13.4349 is composed of both the right jamb of the doorway and a section of the right facade. On the jamb executed in sunk relief is a figure of Nekhebu facing right. On the facade in low raised relief is a procession of ships. There are traces of pigment. Reconstructed in 1935. This is the companion piece to 13.4348.
From Giza, tomb G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], court. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: Apr-28-2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition