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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

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This fragment contains 5 hieroglyphs and part of a sixth in sunk relief between two vertical register lines. One of four joining fragments, this fragment joins 13.5930 and 13.5932 and belongs with 13.5933

Provenance

From Giza. Found on shelves marked "G2381/G 2382 Nekhebu." From tomb of 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, 2323–2291 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 19 x 28 x 20 cm (7 1/2 x 11 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5931

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief