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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This corner block fragment has the remains of a painted scene. There are parts of two horizontal registers of painted figures. The top register shows the legs of two figures facing left, the bottom a seated figure engaged in trapping birds(?).


From Giza, G2184. 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,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 49.5 x 38.5 x 23.5 cm (19 1/2 x 15 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief