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Part of a foundation-deposit: a thick rectangular plaque of glazed composition bearing an engraved vertical inscription on one side, read from right to left, with the cartouches of King Psamtek I between two vertical lines. All sides, except the back, show traces of a brown-green glazed slip.
Length: 7.20 centimetres
Weight: 36 grammes
Thickness: 1.10 centimetres
Width: 3.25 centimetres
- Inscription subject
- Curator's comments
- Bibliography: see also PM IV, p. 7; Weinstein, Foundations deposits, 1973, p. 327.
"NE" has been scored on the back of the item, meaning the "North-Eastern" corner of the casemate building.
See also Cairo, EM, JE 27385, Boston, MFA, 87.528-529, 87.719-20, 87.653 and Berlin ÄMP 10080 (destroyed during WWII).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016 8 Mar-12 Jun, Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2018 7 Jun-16 Sep, Barcelona, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2018-2019 16 Oct-20 Jan, Madrid, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2019 19 Feb-25 Aug, Girona, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
2019-2020 24 Sept-12 Jan, Seville, La Caixa, Pharaoh: King of Egypt
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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