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Carved Limestone Funerary Relief, between 2323 and 2150 BCE

  • Egyptian

Limestone

  • Overall: 21 1/2 × 13 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (54.6 × 34.3 × 7.3 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund

1990.202

Inscribed, on right: [translated: the king gives an offering to Osiris, lord of Ddw (Busiris), for the chancellor of the king of Lower Egypt, estate manager, sole companion, lector priest, great overlord of the nome, Tzwti]

Tomb of Tzwti (Dendereh, Egypt)

1897-98, excavated by Flinders Petrie

1899, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund

1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Egyptian, Carved Limestone Funerary Relief, between 2323 and 2150 BCE, limestone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1990.202.