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Relief from a wall of the offering chamber of Khnumnefer and Nedju

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This is the left uppermost block in a scene of the tomb owner and his wife with a procession of dancing girls and offering bearers. It fits on top of .3 and to the left of .2 and is executed in fine, low raised relief and contains four hieroglyphs: 's, t, H, and n', as well as a portion of the...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2175, Khnumnefer and Nedju, chapel of Khnumnefer, north wall. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession Date: April 28, 2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 193 x 260 x 40cm (76 x 102 3/8 x 15 3/4in.) Other (individual block): 26.5 x 37.8 x 17.4 cm (10 7/16 x 14 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.) - right corner measurement Other: 26.5 x 29 x 17.4 cm (10 7/16 x 11 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1512.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief