Plaque from a foundation deposit

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III
1184–1153 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.3 x 2 cm (1 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1768

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Plaque of blue glazed composition in the form of a heh-sign, the hieroglyph for “millions.”

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