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Relief of Nekhebu with offering lists

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This fragment of slightly raised relief depicts Nekhebu's head facing right and four and a half columns of hieroglyphs in sunk relief above his head giving his names and titles. The upper part of his head is in the lower left section of the fragment. This portion is executed in fine raised...

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From Giza, tomb 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, 2323–2150 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 45.3 x 61.5 x 29.8 cm (17 13/16 x 24 3/16 x 11 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief