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Relief of Nekhebu spearing fish

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This fragment of the spear fishing scene consists of the knee and upper leg of the tomb owner standing in the boat spearing fish. Overall 13.4331.1 to .27 refers to two scenes which form a corner. On one face is the biography scene and on the other is the spear fishing scene of Nekhebu. Both...

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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

13.4331.23

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief