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Relief of Nefery

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Block executed in sunk relief, on right three rows of hieroglyphs containing an offering formula. On the far left a male figure with trapazoidal kilt is being presented offerings by two pairs of figures facing left. The first pair is a woman followed by a man the second pair is a man followed...

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Provenance

From Giza. G 2391 / front. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .450 H. x .990 Length:

Accession Number

13.4338

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief