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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This rectangular block is finished on five sides. One surface is painted and depicts the legs of a male figure on the left, facing right, and other indecipherable figures in a scene. There are traces of pigment in red and reddish-brown.

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: 24.7 x 51.5 x 31.5 cm (9 3/4 x 20 1/4 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1900

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief