Tablet from a foundation deposit
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Psamtik (Psamm
Object Place: Egypt, Tell Dafana, Palace Fort
Overall: 0.9 x 0.5cm (3/8 x 3/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lapis-lazuli; surface smooth, with incised hieroglyphs and cartouche.
From the Palace Fort at Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.
(Accession date: January 1, 1887)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription