Artist Egyptian
  • Long Narrow Rectangular Limestone Lintel
Date between 2134 and 2040 BCE
Medium Limestone
Dimensions Overall: 6 × 21 × 3 1/8 inches (15.2 × 53.3 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number 1990.212.1B
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, hieroglyphs, cut in sunk relief: [translated: in all this land, but did this as my exemplary duty, doing what my lord praised.]
excavated from tomb of Shen-sethi (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)