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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

This painted block has two complete and two incomplete horizontal registers that are separated by double horizontal lines. Moving from top to bottom, the top register includes unidentifable decoration; the second register depicts a crocodile; the third register depicts a horned cow and traces of...

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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: 51 x 43.5 x 19.5 cm (20 1/16 x 17 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Limestone, pigment


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief