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Limestone relief: E.7.1909

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 19

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Limestone relief

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Description

Block from tomb. Intkaes, priestess of Hathor and Neith is accompanied by her daughters, Henutsen, Niankhbastet, Nikauhathor and Niankhhathor; a small figure of a naked girl, named Neferpedjes is shown with her arm around Intkaes's leg

Measurements and weight

Length: 77 cm
Thickness: 12 cm
Width: 48 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1909)

Dating

5th Dynasty
6th Dynasty
Old Kingdom
-2504 BC - -2216 BC

Materials used in production

Limestone

Techniques used in production

Carved

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hm(t) nTr HwtHr Hm(t)-nTr nt int-kAs
  • Location: Top, right hand part
  • Method of creation: Carved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: zA(w)t.s Hnwtsn ny-anx-bAstt
  • Location: Top, left hand part
  • Method of creation: Carved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: nfr-pDs
  • Location: Above girl, bottom right
  • Method of creation: Carved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: zA(w)t.s ny-kAw-HwtHr ny-anx-HwtHr
  • Location: Bottom centre and bottom left
  • Method of creation: Carved
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.7.1909
Primary reference Number: 51005
Oldadmincategory: SS
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 29 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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