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Relief fragment from the tomb of Nekhebu; tomb owner receiving procession of offering bearers with cattle

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This fragment executed in low raised relief is the first block in the bottom register in front of Nekhebu. It depicts two standing figures bringing an oxen towards Nekhebu. Below them are two more figures, one carrying two jars or bags with handles slung on a pole held by his right hand and a...

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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

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief