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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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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.4352

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief