Inscribed disc lid fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Su 487

Dimensions

Length: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4278

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is inscribed with part of the cartouche of Pepy I. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 487

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition