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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.


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief