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One complete and 2 fragments.

Provenance

From Semna, S553. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 11.4 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Other: 2.2 x 9.7 cm (7/8 x 3 13/16 in.) Other: 2.8 x 9 cm (1 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2059

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Writing