Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 1203
Overall: 35 x 12 x 18 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This limestone block is dressed on three sides with a bottom, beveled corner. One side is smooth with incised hieroglyphs in red hieratic that denote the year, month, and day of the year. Possibly, there are mason’s marks.
From Giza, mastaba G 1203. 1938: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition