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Relief fragment of Nakhti

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This fragment executed in fine low raised relief, depicts the head, shoulders, and a portion of the upper torso of the tomb owner Nakhti, facing right, seated before a table of offerings. Above him are three vertical columns of hieroglyphs that give his name and titles. He has a shoulder-length,...

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From Giza, tomb of Nakhti, debris north of Pyramid I-a. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 29 x 32 x 12 cm (11 7/16 x 12 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief