Inscribed tablet from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I
1971–1926 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.4 x 4.7 x 0.8 cm (3 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1745

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Rectangular inscribed tablet; fine white clay. Broken in two fragments but restored.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription