Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Fragment of a Long Rectangular Cornice
Date between 2134 and 2040 BCE
Medium Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/4 × 14 3/4 × 3 3/8 inches (10.8 × 37.5 × 8.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number 1990.212.5
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, hieroglyphs, cut: [translated: [O ye] who read these offices, and who see...]
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)