Relief inscription

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos?

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 21 x 48 x 9.5 cm (8 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1917

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Limestone block with part of a hieroglyphic inscription in fine low relief. There are 5 vertical and 1 horizontal line of inscription. The edges of the block are chipped. The back was sawn off in modern times. It was cleaned by Young in 1950.

Provenance

Findspot Information: [Exped. Photo] C 14570
Provenance not known; found in Egyptian Basement in 1949 where it had been for many years. Perhaps from E.E.F. excavations at Abydos (???)

Credit Line

Source unidentified