<em>Relief Fragment with Hieroglyphs</em>, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, 20 3/16 x 21 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (51.2 x 55 x 12 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.28E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.28E_NegC_glass_bw.jpg)

Relief Fragment with Hieroglyphs

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 20 3/16 x 21 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (51.2 x 55 x 12 cm)


Accession Number: 37.28E

Image: 37.28E_NegC_glass_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong fragment of limestone with five columns of hieroglyphs in raised relief. The piece is from the tomb of Semenkhuw-ptah called Itwesh at Saqqara (MM D43). A border is preserved at the right of the inscription; neither the top or bottom of any of the columns of text is preserved. Condition: Stone darkened; small chips.

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