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Relief of right jamb with Nekhebu standing and right facade with procession of ships

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Two fragments are joined together to form one piece. On each fragment, there are two decorated faces, forming a corner. One face has a portion of a steering oar and water, it belongs to the left edge of the scene of procession of ships. There is a large chip missing from the center of this...

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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 21.4 x 22.5 x 11.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4349.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief