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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This interior corner fragment is decorated on one surface with two vertical bands of large-scale, incised hieroglyphs and depicts the completion of an offering formula to Anubis. The text reads from right to left. There are traces of unidentifable substances that line the hieroglyphs.

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: 32 x 36 x 129 cm (12 5/8 x 14 3/16 x 50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1891

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief