Artist Egyptian
  • Carved Limestone Funerary Relief
Date between 2323 and 2150 BCE
Medium Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 21 1/2 × 13 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (54.6 × 34.3 × 7.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Accession Number 1990.202
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on right: [translated: the king gives an offering to Osiris, lord of Ddw (Busiris), for the chancellor of the king of Lower Egypt, estate manager, sole companion, lector priest, great overlord of the nome, Tzwti]
Tomb of Tzwti (Dendereh, Egypt);
1897-98, excavated by Flinders Petrie;
1899, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)