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

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This small fragment in low raised relief depicts portions of the sail and mast of the ship in the lower left corner of the procession of ships. There are traces of black pigment. It joins .1 and .16. 13.4349 is composed of both the right jamb of the doorway and a section of the right facade. On...

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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: 3.9 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

13.4349.15

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief