Exhibitions/ Art Object

Obelisk of Nebsen

Late Old Kingdom
Dynasty 6–8
ca. 2323–2100 B.C.
From Egypt
H. 51.1 × W. 13.3 × D. 12.5 cm (20 1/8 × 5 1/4 × 4 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
Not on view
Brought to England by Jeremiah Rawson in 1839 and sold to his brother, Christopher Rawson. Presented by the latter to the Halifax Literary and Philosophical Society, 1839. Sold to the Bankfield Museum in ca. 1899. Purchased from George M. Juergens by the Museum in 1958.

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