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Relief inscription

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Limestone block with part of a hieroglyphic inscription in fine low relief. There are 5 vertical and 1 horizontal line of inscription. The edges of the block are chipped. The back was sawn off in modern times. It was cleaned by Young in 1950.

Provenance

Findspot Information: [Exped. Photo] C 14570 Provenance not known; found in Egyptian Basement in 1949 where it had been for many years. Perhaps from E.E.F. excavations at Abydos (???)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 21 x 48 x 9.5 cm (8 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1917

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief