Tombstone

Egyptian
Fatimid Period
July 9, 1115 A.D. (A.H. 5 Rabi' I 509)


Object Place: Probably Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 79.6 x 44.5 x 8.9 cm (31 5/16 x 17 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.516

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Ceremonial artifacts

Provenance

Early 20th century, acquired abroad and taken to New England by Jessie Franklin Turner Ferguson (b. 1881 - d. 1956); 1956, purchased with the contents of Ferguson’s house by Mary Jane Ryan, Portsmouth, NH; 1992, gift of Mary Jane Ryan to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Jane Ryan in memory of Jessie Franklin Turner Ferguson