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Relief of Nekhebu with biographical inscription and Nekhebu spearing fish

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This fragment, executed in fine, sunk relief, includes both the biography and fish spearing scenes. It forms part of the left edge of the biographical inscription and includes three complete, one incomplete, and one blank register of inscription. It also includes the upper part of Nekhebu's...

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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: December 4, 1913)

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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: 45 x 47.5 x 19 cm (17 11/16 x 18 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Other: 44 x 17 x 47.5 cm (17 5/16 x 6 11/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief