Mastaba chapel wall from tomb of Akhmeretnesut
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
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Limestone, west wall of outer offering chamber of Akhmeretnesut, 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; also door to inner chamber, with beautifully modeled reliefs of owner and wife and owner and mother on the respective jambs.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition