Fragment of an inscription

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 x 16 cm (11 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1051

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Parts of two columns of hieroglyphs remain on this architectural fragment. They bear parts of the titulary of a king. Although the surface is badly worn, traces of color remain, indicating that the relief was once brightly painted.

Provenance

From Dendara. 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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription