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Limestone relief

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Limestone relief


wall painting/relief




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


length 35 cm
width 33 cm


Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom, Reign of Senusret II


circa 1877 B.C. — 1870 B.C.


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


  1. inscription
    Translation: craftsman


  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]



Accession Number

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

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