Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Writing board fragment with Sokar formula for the benefit of Nebit

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Djehuty (TT 110) (Cupbearer), 1st chamber on right, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Wood, stucco plaster, ink
Dimensions:
H. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); W. 35 cm (13 3/4 in.); Th. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.49a
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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 331.

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