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Relief of Nekhebu spearing fish

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This fragment of the spear fishing scene includes the tomb owner's right arm held behind him holding the end of a spear. Below his arm is the top half of his son and the top portion of the inscription which gives the name and titles of his son. Overall 13.4331.1 to .27 refers to two scenes which...

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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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Individual block not accessible to measure. Height x width: 251 x 89 cm (98 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4331.21

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief