Strips of plaster



Hilton Price Number
HP3819
Current Location
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Museum Accession Number
Γ†IN 1382
Object Types
Furniture, Box/chest/casket | Architecture, Architectural element, Wall, Surface plaster
Period
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty
Twelfth Dynasty
Ruler
Amenemhat III
Material
Plaster
Provenance
Egypt, Dahshur
Measurements
Width: 1⅝ inches
Number of Elements
3
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Strips of Plaster, 1⅝ inches in width, gilded with an incuse hieroglyphical inscription coloured green :— [hieroglyphs] : the second piece has [hieroglyphs]: the third piece [hieroglyphs]. From these interesting fragments it will be seen that they are from the case or box which contained the fine wooden statue of the new King Ȧu-ȧb-Rā, King Hor, who was successor of Amenemhat III., recently found at Dahshur, now in the Gizeh Museum. (See Fouilles a Dahchoiir, par J. de Morgan, figure 214, page 93.) Xllth dynasty. Dakshûr.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy. Fouilles a Dahchoiir, par J. de Morgan, figure 214, page 93.)

Link To Museum Catalogue

https://www.kulturarv.dk/mussam/VisGenstand.action?genstandId=6536329

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 14 Sep 2021

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