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Writing board

Stucco, long narrow vertical columns of hieroglyphs outlined in black and filled in with different colors; in fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, cemetery G2000. 1905-6: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.4301

Medium or Technique

Stucco

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions