About this object

Fragment of limestone with sunk relief hieroglyphic inscription. Only a basket sign (Gardiner's V30) is fully preserved. Below this is the top of a chisel (?) sign (Gardiner's U23).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom; Middle Kingdom; New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Meir
  • Date made
    2686 BC - 2181 BC
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Professor Aylward Manley Blackman, 1936
  • Collector
    Aylward Manley Blackman
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Meir
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    80 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Aylward Manley Blackman ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Aylward Manley Blackman

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1936-09-18
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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