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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu

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Fragment of raised relief. The horizontal parallel lines from 13.5959 continue on in this joining fragment and form the vertical end of the chest or offering table(?). A number (?), possibly "45," is written in blue on one side. Four joining fragments 13.5959, 13.5960, 13.5982 and 13.5983 and...

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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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2291 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Other: 17 x 8.5 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief