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Relief of offering tables with jars from the tomb of Nekhebu

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This fragment in sunk relief contains portions of two offering tables and parts of two tall jars. It is the piece on the far right and joins .2 and .5. This scene in sunk relief depicts two complete offering tables, and part of a third. On each complete table are two large jars. This scene...

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From Giza. Found on shelves marked "G2381 G 2382 Nekhebu." From tomb of Nekhebu 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, 2323–2291 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 41.2 x 66 x 12 cm (16 1/4 x 26 x 4 3/4 in.) Other: 29 x 37.5 x 13 cm (11 7/16 x 14 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief