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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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief