About this object

Rectangular limestone fragment representing the hieroglyphic ideogram of the face, "hr", Gardiner's sign code D2. Full frontal, with beard. Fine raised relief. Marked GA DUP 4.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Architecture
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 6 (about 2613 BC- 2181 BC)
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1941 before
  • Measurements
    96 mm x 43 mm x 59 mm
  • Related people
    Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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