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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.


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.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief