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Brownish-black stone; corner of larger block; incised hieroglyphics in vertical columns on the two faces, irregular break.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian,

Accession Number

11.1518

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief