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This block executed in deep sunk relief depicts an image of the mid torso of King Seankhkare followed by a goddess. They are standing before an offering table upon which are loaves and jars. The left and right edges are finished with a beveled edge. 03.1968.1 depicts the king, in front of him...

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Provenance

From Abydos, Temple. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, Seankhkare, Mentuhot, 2010–1998 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 40.5 x 76.5 x 18.5 cm (15 15/16 x 30 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1968.1

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief