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Architectural fragment: cornice

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Limestone architectural fragment (cornice) with inscribed hieroglyphic text. See also stele and lintel: 98.1031 and 98.1032.

Provenance

From Dendara, tomb of Beba. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1033c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief