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Relief of Nekhebu with biographical inscription

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This fragment, executed in fine, sunk relief, consists of four complete and one partial column of inscription. Overall 13.4331.1 to .27 refers to two scenes which form a corner. On one face is the biography scene and on the other is the spear fishing scene of Nekhebu. Both scenes share blocks...

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From Giza, G 2382, court. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession date:Apr-28-2005)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 251 x 89 cm (98 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.) Other: 35 x 46 x 16 cm (13 3/4 x 18 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief