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Relief of Nekhebu with biographical inscription and Nekhebu spearing fish

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This fragment includes two scenes on adjacent sides of the block and is executed in fine, sunk relief. On one side is a fragment of the biography of Nekhebu, forming part of the left edge. There are two partial and one blank registers and one complete vertical register. It includes part of the...

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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)

Credit Line

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.) Biographical Inscription: 41 x 22 x 73 cm (16 1/8 x 8 11/16 x 28 3/4 in.) Spearing Fish: 41 x 73 x 22 cm (16 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief