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Relief of Nekhebu with offering lists

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This fragment in slightly raised relief has decoration in two registers. The top part depicts a row of 'kheker' signs. Below them is a raised band forming a horizontal border of alternating squares which separates the upper and lower sections. The lower portion depicts nine narrow vertical...

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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: 48.6 x 39.5 x 56.2 cm (19 1/8 x 15 9/16 x 22 1/8 in.)

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief