Tomb relief fragment of Akhetmernisut

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184

Dimensions

Overall: 48 x 82 x 22.5 cm (18 7/8 x 32 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1801

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is a large block with a portion of a boating scene. There are two boats. At the center bottom are torsos of three men facing left. Above them and to the right is a boat with three standing male figures. To the left is another boat with multiple oars. The surface decoration is much faded and eroded. There are traces of red paint.

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