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Lintel fragment of Nyshepsesnisut

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This fragment, inscribed with the name "Nyshepsesnisut" derives from a lintel in his tomb.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4521. 1914:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom. Late dynasty 5–early dynasty 6, 2420–2291 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 13.5 x 25 x 6.5 cm (5 5/16 x 9 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1453

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief