Inscribed relief fragment

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
2143–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 16 cm (16 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1048

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Once part of an inscribed frieze that decorated a non-royal tomb, this narrow fragment of limestone bears part of an incised offering formula.

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