You are in: Collections > Ancient World > Egypt > Galleries Online > Egyptian Galleries Home

[Back to results screen]

This full record display is using an old version of our collections database until it has been reconfigured to work with our new Collections Explorer.
In the meantime, if the record has been edited recently, the version you see here may contain out of date information. To be sure of finding the most up-to-date records please run the search again in Collections Explorer. This is a temporary measure, in place only whilst the new system is being developed, and we apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any questions about the data in this record please contact the Documentation Office

Limestone relief


Click on image(s) for larger view

Title/s

Limestone relief

Category

wall painting/relief

Name

relief

Description

offering list, fragment

Production Notes

Including the heiroglyph for a gang of workmen with the symbol of a drill. Drills were formed by attaching a shaped flint to a stick, which was then turned.

Field Collection

pyramid temple of Senwosret II Lahun Egypt

Dimensions

length 35 cm
width 33 cm

Period

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom, Reign of Senusret II

Date

circa 1877 B.C. — 1870 B.C.

Provenance

given: the British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1914 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: craftsman

Documentation

  1. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: No.13]
  2. 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.107]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.55.1914 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51706; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

Related Image/s

[back to top]