sábado, 16 de abril de 2016

Decree of Neferirkare

Decree of Neferirkare
Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferirkare
2446–2438 B.C.
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Object Place: Abydos, Egypt
Dimensions
Overall: 106.3 x 65 x 26 cm, 411.4 kg (41 7/8 x 25 9/16 x 10 1/4 in., 907 lb.) Framed (Steel channel armature with angles wall securement / lifting): 116.2 x 81.3 x 36.2 cm (45 3/4 x 32 x 14 1/4 in.)
Limestone; decree forbidding interference with the priests or with the temple income; battered; some of the hieroglyphics are worn.
Provenance
From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
MFA
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