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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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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,


Giza, Egypt


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief