Two Tablets Bearing a Cartouche Probably from a Foundation Deposit
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
37.465Ea: 1 15/16 x 1 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 2.5 x 1 cm)
37.465Eb: 1 15/16 x 1 x 7/16 in. (4.9 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Two rectangular model bricks of alabaster. Each is inscribed with a cartouche framing the name Wahibre (Psamtik I or Apries).
The name is written [drawing of hieroglyphic inscription], not the usual. The workmanship is rather crude.
This item is not on view
Two Tablets Bearing a Cartouche Probably from a Foundation Deposit, 664-525 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 37.465Ea: 1 15/16 x 1 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 2.5 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.465Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.465Eb_view1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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