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Relief from tomb of Nekhebu; left jamb of Nekhebu standing and facade of ceremonial dance

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This is a corner block contains images of both scenes. It is the third block down in the scene of the ceremonial dancers. This portion in low raised relief contains two registers. The top register contains two pairs of legs of the dancers, the back legs of two dancers and the front legs of the...

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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, Dec. 4, 1913. (Accession Date: Apr-28-2005)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 36.5 x 27 x 49 cm (14 3/8 x 10 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief