Capital

Egyptian
A.D. 500 ?


Object Place: Byzantine

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 23 x 18.5 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.285

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Two sides only carved.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna). 1903-1904: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; 1905, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription