From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E15412
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Sedment
Locus Tomb of Sety
Period New Kingdom | Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made 1292 - 1190 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Technique Inscribed
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Column with a rectangular section with the corners cut off to make it octagonal; the top part is a simple ‘capital’. The sides are inscribed with a hetep-di-nsw formula where the tomb owner Sety invokes various deities. Sety lived during the reign of Ramses II and was Royal Scribe, General, Chief of the King’s Retinue and Royal Envoy to Every Land.

Credit Line Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

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