Maker Egyptian
  • Long Narrow Rectangular Limestone Lintel
Date between 2134 and 2040 BCE
Medium Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/2 × 16 × 4 1/2 inches (11.4 × 40.6 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number 1990.212.1A
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in hieroglyphs, cut in: [translated: in all this land, but did this as my exemplary duty, doing what my lord praised.]
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)