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Inscribed relief fragment

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These two fitting fragments of raised relief retain two complete hieroglyphs 'r' and 't' and a fragment of another. Below this is part of a table piled with offerings.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room C. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 1.8 x 9.2 cm (3 15/16 x 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1171

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief