Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184
Overall: 51 x 43.5 x 19.5 cm (20 1/16 x 17 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This painted block has two complete and two incomplete horizontal registers that are separated by double horizontal lines. Moving from top to bottom, the top register includes unidentifable decoration; the second register depicts a crocodile; the third register depicts a horned cow and traces of hieroglyphs above the animal which are the word for cow; and the bottom register depicts a figure leaning forward. There are traces of reddish-brown pigment.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition