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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This is a fragment of an interior corner block with two vertical columns of hierglyphs in sunk relief. The text reads left to right and is the beginning of the 'hetep di neswt' offering formula. The second line begins with the title 'overseer.' There are traces of brown paint.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Akhetmernisut G 2184. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 43 x 31.5 cm (6 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1886

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief