Fragment of lintel block with titles and throne name of King Amenemhat I

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I
1991–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Lisht

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 84.7 x 28 x 13 cm (33 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.641

Medium or Technique

Limestone

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of a limestone lintel block with the titles and throne name of the king in relief, painted, much color preserved. Backed with plaster.

Provenance

From el-Lisht, at the original brick pyramid temple of Amenemhat I; 1906-1908: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art; asigned to the MMA in the division of finds with the governmant of Egypt; 1952: lent to the MFA by the MMA; 1954: received by the MFA by exchange with the MMA, May 13, 1954.
(Accession Date: May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exchange