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Relief of Nekhebu spearing fish

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This fragment, executed in low raised relief depicts portions of two or three horizontal registers of hieroglyphs.The top two registers contain several complete and incomplete hieroglyphs.There are faint traces of possible black pigment. Overall 13.4331.1 to .27 refers to two scenes which form a...

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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

Overall: 251 x 89 cm (98 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.) Individual block: 20.5 x 41.5 x 17 cm (8 1/16 x 16 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4331.26

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief