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Fragment of lintel block with titles and throne name of King Amenemhat I

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Fragment of a limestone lintel block with the titles and throne name of the king in relief, painted, much color preserved. Backed with plaster.

Provenance

From el-Lisht, at the original brick pyramid temple of Amenemhat I; 1906-1908: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art; asigned to the MMA in the division of finds with the governmant of Egypt; 1952: lent to the MFA by the MMA; 1954: received by the MFA by exchange with the MMA, May 13, 1954. (Accession Date: May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exchange

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, 1991–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

el-Lisht, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 84.7 x 28 x 13 cm (33 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.641

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief