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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 of low raised relief contains a portion of the men carrying chests scene. It consists of the lower half of two pairs of men facing right. The fragment is set in cement which is set in a rectangular wood frame. The words "Middle Section" are written on the wood frame. The fragment...

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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

Overall: 25.4 x 29.6 x 6.4 cm (10 x 11 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4348.9

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief