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Palm Column of Sahure

Period: Old Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 5
Reign: reign of Sahure
Date: ca. 2458–2446 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Abusir, Pyramid temple of Sahure, court
Medium: Granite
Dimensions: Total h. at arrival: 665.4 cm (21 ft. 9 15/16 in.); total h. now: 630 cm (20 ft. 8 in.); Diam. at foot: 86.4 cm (34 in.); Diam. above ring bands: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.); capital: H. 168 cm (66 1/8 in.); abacus: W. 87 cm (34 1/4 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number: 10.175.137

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