About this object

Raised relief of a man holding a stick in one hand and a handkerchief in the other: ideogram or determinative for 'official', 'noble' (sr) Gardiner's sign list A21. From the wall of a monument. Surface blackened. Roughly rectangular shape.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 2613 - 2181 BC (Dynasty 4 - 6)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    112 mm x 71 mm x 26 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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