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Lintel of Akhetmernisut

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2421 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 52 x 31.5 cm (5 7/8 x 20 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-10-4a

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This lintel of Akhetmernisut includes finely incised hieroglyphs spelling the hetep-di-neswt offering to Anubis, wishing for long life.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Akhetmernisut, G 2421 debris. 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.
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Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition