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Jubilee relief of Osorkon II

Aswan granite; whole front covered with hieroglyphs; four human figures on upper row in front; four others below; daub of red paint in middle.

Provenance

From Bubastis, hall of Osorkon II. 1887–88: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1890: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1890)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, reign of, 874–850 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Bubastis, Egypt

Accession Number

90.235

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief