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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

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This fragment has one wide incised line. This fragment joins to 13.5914 and goes with 13.5927, 13.5928, and 13.5921.


From Giza, on shelf labeled "Nekhebu G2381/2". Nekhebu, G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], court, originally from G 2381. 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: April 28, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Giza, Egypt


Other: 16 x 10 x 4 cm (6 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief