Inscribed relief fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room C

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 1.8 x 9.2 cm (3 15/16 x 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1171

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

These two fitting fragments of raised relief retain two complete hieroglyphs ‘r’ and ‘t’ and a fragment of another. Below this is part of a table piled with offerings.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room C. 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.

(Accession date March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition