Cornice fragment from the tomb of Shensetji
Late Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, D
Findspot: Egypt, Dendara, Tomb of Shensetji (family mastaba; tomb 770)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Limestone cornice fragment from the tomb of Shensetji in part of a family mastaba. Inscribed hieroglyphs form the word for “cloths/clothing” (Hbsw) or related. One of eight fragments (see 98.1033a-d, f-h).
For other objects from the same family mastaba, see also: 98.1031, 98.1032.
From Dendara, tomb of Shensetji (family mastaba; tomb 770). 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)
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