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

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This fragment contains one scene of the standing Nekhebu in sunk relief. The lower half of the body of Nekhebu facing left. In front of Nekhebu is the vertical column of text giving his title 'royal builder' and his name, Nekhebu. Several fragments join to make this larger fragment. 13.4348 is...

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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, Dec. 4, 1913. (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

inaccessible

Accession Number

13.4348.5

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief