Cornice fragment from the tomb of Idu
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Dendara, Egypt
Length of complete inscription: 323 x 12 cm (127 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of seven fragments of inscribed limestone cornice from the tomb of Idu (I) at Dendera, this block carries part of a biographical text in sunk relief.
From Dendara, tomb of Idu (I). 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription