Inscription fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1173

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Alabaster. Chip, with part of incised cartouche beginning “Re-meri…”.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition