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Alabaster, with part of cartouche of Pepy I, filled in with blue.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 126. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4280

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions