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Inscribed Panel

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 727–712 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26 or later
    PERIOD Late Period, Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 12 13/16 × 5 5/16 × 49 5/8 in. (32.5 × 13.5 × 126 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone fragment of tomb wall inscription. Part of one column at the right and two full lines of inscription are extant. The text identifies the tomb owner as one W3h,ib.R’. Condition: The face of the piece is in good condition with well-cut and somewhat detailed signs. There are traces of the bottoms of the two signs above the first extant line.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Inscribed Panel, ca. 727–712 B.C.E. Limestone, 12 13/16 × 5 5/16 × 49 5/8 in. (32.5 × 13.5 × 126 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1513E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1513E_glass_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.1513E_glass_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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