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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 55 x 28 cm (11 7/16 x 21 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

47.1887

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is a fragment of an interior corner block with two vertical columns of hieroglyphs in sunk relief reading left to right. It is part of the ‘hetep di neswt’ offering formula and consists of wishes for good burial in the west for the deceased. The surface is darkened and partly chipped away.

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.
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Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition