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Relief from a wall of the offering chamber of Khnumnefer and Nedju

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This block is part of the scene of the tomb owner and his wife with a procession of dancing girls and offering bearers. It is executed in fine, low raised relief and depicts the right arm, torso, and portions of the wig of the wife of the tomb owner. It fits below block .1 and to the left of...

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From Giza, tomb G 2175, Khnumnefer and Nedju, chapel of Khnumnefer, north wall. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Accession Date: April 28, 2005.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 193 x 260 x 40cm (76 x 102 3/8 x 15 3/4in.) Other (individual block): 30 x 35 x 17 cm (11 13/16 x 13 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief