Fragment of lintel block with titles and throne name of King Amenemhat I

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I
1991–1961 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, el-Lisht


Height x width x depth: 84.7 x 28 x 13 cm (33 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/8 in.)

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On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)


The Ancient World



Fragment of a limestone lintel block with the titles and throne name of the king in relief, painted, much color preserved. Backed with plaster.


From el-Lisht, at the original brick pyramid temple of Amenemhat I; 1906-1908: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art; asigned to the MMA in the division of finds with the governmant of Egypt; 1952: lent to the MFA by the MMA; 1954: received by the MFA by exchange with the MMA, May 13, 1954.
(Accession Date: May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exchange