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Limestone relief


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Title/s

Limestone relief

Category

architectural element

Name

wall block

Description

fragment, from tomb chapel, showing sacrifice of oryx

Field Collection

Medum Egypt

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

length 63 cm
width 120 cm

Period

Fourth Dynasty
Old Kingdom

Date

2686 B.C. — 2498 B.C.

Provenance

given: the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1910 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Petrie, W.M.F.
    Medum
    [comments: Pl. XXII]
  2. Stevenson-Smith, W.
    The Paintings of the Chapel of Atet at Medum
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (
    [comments: p.17 ff.]
  3. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind L.B.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.4, Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyût)
    [comments: p.93]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.23.1910 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51060; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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