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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Trial piece of Egyptian sculpture
Date Made:1570-1070 BCE (New Kingdom) possibly
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Limestone
Place Made:Egypt; Pithom (Tell el Maskhuta) in Eastern Nile Delta
Measurements:Overall: 10 5/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 26.2 cm x 9.5 cm x 8.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  On front: Multiple basket-shaped hieroglyphs( "nb"-signs) meaning "all" or "lord."
Accession Number:  MH 1911.12b.A.G
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Re-used grey-white limestone stela fragment, with poorly carved practice hieroglyphs.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; sculpture; deaths; tombs

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