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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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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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Giza, Egypt


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.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief