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Limestone panel of Ḥezi: rectangular slab of limestone bearing a standard offering-text for Ḥezi, arranged in eight vertical columns. The signs are cut in low relief with a considerable amount of detail. No colour survives.
Length: 44.50 centimetres
Thickness: 7.50 centimetres
Width: 28 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- There is no precise information about the provenance of this piece. The statement that it came from Giza, 'British Museum Guide (Sculpture)', 2, has no firm basis, and seems unlikely.
British Museum, 'Hieroglyphic Texts from Egyptian Stelae, etc'., I (London), pl.13;
British Museum, 'Hieroglyphic Texts from Egyptian Stelae, etc'., I (London), pl. 21;
B. Porter & R. Moss, 'Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings' III, pt. 2 (Oxford: Clarendon Press), 759;
British Museum, 'A guide to the Egyptian galleries (Sculpture)', (London, 1909), 2;
A. J. Spencer, 'Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum' V, Early Dynastic Objects (London, 1980), 16 , pl. 8, 9.
- On display (G64/dc9)
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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