Block with dipinto of Pu-im-Ra

Architectural element, decorated block

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 12.181.305

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 37.0cm, Height 20.0cm, Depth 27.0cm

Material(s) limestone

Fragmentary preserved limestone block with traces of thick chisel. On one face, an inscription giving titles and name of Pu-im-Ra, painted with ink, is preserved.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

The block was excavated by Howard Carter and purchased by the Museum from the Egyptian Government in 1912 (Rogers Fund).

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