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Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 15.5 x 16.5 cm (6 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1948

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is an inside corner fragment of a block with fragments of incised hieroglyphs in sunk relief. There is an incised vorder on one side of the hieroglyphs. There are traces of thick paint or plaster that is pinkish in color. The number 56 has been written on the fragment in blue.

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition