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Relief of right jamb with Nekhebu standing and right facade with procession of ships

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This fragment, consisting of two joining pieces, depicts in low raised relief the mast and rigging of a ship. The head of a seated figure is depicted in the lower portion of the fragment. Another male figure is depicted on the left working the rigging. There are border lines on the left side...

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Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], court. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: Apr-28-2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 47.5 x 15 cm (8 11/16 x 18 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4349.7

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief