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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

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This fragment contains hieroglyphs in raised relief, one of which is "n".


From Giza. Found on shelves marked "G2381/G 2382 Nekhebu." Note that G2382 was originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs. 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: 23.6 x 14.8 x 41.9 cm (9 5/16 x 5 13/16 x 16 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief