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Relief of Nekhebu with biographical inscription

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This fragment, executed in fine, sunk relief, includes one complete, one partial, and one blank, vertical register 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...

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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 251 x 89 cm (98 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.) Other: 41 x 19 x 41 cm (16 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4331.7

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief