Stele with a funerary inscription

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11 (?)
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Height x width (inscribed surface): 43.5 x 40 cm (17 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.680

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Fragment of large funerary inscription cut into rough circle (mill stone?). There are parts of 8 lines of inscription. It is broken and bound togther.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: Prov. not given [Excav. date] 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition