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Mastaba chapel wall from tomb of Akhetmernisut

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Limestone, west wall of outer offering chamber of Akhetmernisut, showing him leaning on staff with sons and brothers seated before him and his wife behind him; also Meryt alone throwing lassoe; figures full size and well modeled in sunk relief; colored; figures separated by two narrow niches; ...

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From Giza, tomb of Akhetmernisut, G 2184. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief