University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 58-10-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Lisht
Locus: Pavement west of Pyramid of Amenamhat I
Period: Old Kingdom
Fourth Dynasty
Date Made: 2625 - 2500 BC
Early Date: -2626
Late Date: -2499
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Trees
Man
Credit Line:Purchased from Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958

Description

Block with raised relief decoration (left side and center) showing parts of two acacia trees and (right side) the lower part of a human figure (craftsman in shipbuilding scene) in a short kilt, striding to the right. Paint: wood of trees red, leave green. The central portion of the block is damaged by a large triangular break.


Bibliography:

[Book] Goedicke, Hans. Re-used Blocks from the Pyramid of Amenemhet I at Lisht. 118-120.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ziegler, Christiane. 1999. L'art egyptien au temps des pyramides. 187-188. : Page/Fig./Plate: 187-188View Objects cited in this Publication

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