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Cartouche-shaped plaque from a foundation deposit

Green glazed, cartouche-shaped plaque, inscribed on both sides with the name of Apries.

Provenance

From Abydos, Osiris Temple. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Apries, 589–570 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Accession Number

02.791

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits