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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This corner block includes a vertical column of incised hieroglyphs on one surface that is separated from a portion of a second, vertical column by an incised band. The hieroglyphs are executed in sunk relief, giving the name and title of the owner, Akhmert Neswt. The surface with the...

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Provenance

From Giza, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 48.4 x 17.5 x 63 cm (19 1/16 x 6 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1889

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief