Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Bolster-shaped Limestone Lintel
Date between 2134 and 2040 BCE
Medium Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/2 × 14 3/4 × 3 1/8 inches (11.4 × 37.5 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number 1990.212.3
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, hieroglyphs: [translated: the deceased Shen-sethi]
excavated, from tomb of Shen-sethi (Dendereh, Egypt);
1897-98, excavated by Flinders Petrie;
1899, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)