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Writing board fragment with Sokar formula for the benefit of Itaseneb

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 11
ca. 2030–1981 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 110, 1st chamber on right, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Wood, stucco plaster, ink
H. 18 cm (7 1/16 in.); W. 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); Th. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 331.

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