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Tablet of Pi-sib-Khann

Pale blue-green glaze with the incription painted in brown, translated as follows: - Beloved of Amen, the effulgent star of Thebes.


From Tanis (San el-Hagar), sanctuary of the temple. 1884: 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; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.


Overall: (a-c) 10.7 x 7 cm (4 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.) / (d) 2.8 x 2.1 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 in.) / (e) 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 3/4 in.) / (f) 2.3 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 1/2 in.) / (g) 2.6 x 1.4 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World