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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

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This is a large block with a portion of a boating scene. There are two boats. At the center bottom are torsos of three men facing left. Above them and to the right is a boat with three standing male figures. To the left is another boat with multiple oars. The surface decoration is much faded and...

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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. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 48 x 82 x 22.5 cm (18 7/8 x 32 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1801

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief