Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 5
16 5/16 x 29 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (41.4 x 75.2 x 10 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Relief Fragment, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, 16 5/16 x 29 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (41.4 x 75.2 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.26E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.26E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Oblong fragment of limestone bearing on two sides, in detailed raised relief, the lower parts of columns of hieroglyphs. The piece is part of a corner from the tomb of Semenkhuw-ptah called Itwesh at Saqqara (MM D 43). Borders are preserved on the bottom and two sides of the larger surface, and on the bottom and right side of the smaller surface.
Condition: Small chips.
See also 37.25E, 37.27E, and 37.28E
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