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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

This fragment appears to be a portion of block that has been sawn off from another piece in modern times. It has no finished surfaces.

Provenance

From Giza, G2002. 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. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.6002

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief