Exhibitions/ Art Object

Obelisk

Period:
Ptolemaic Period
Date:
304–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Elephantine, tomb of a sacred ram, chapel, Cledat and Clermont-Ganneau excavations, March 1907
Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
total 199.5 cm (78 9/16 in); shaft h. 170.5 cm (67 1/8 in), w. 15.2 cm (6 in), d. 15 cm (5 7/8in); base h. 29 cm (11 7/16 in), w. 42 cm (16 9/16 in), d. 35 cm (13 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.154.9
Not on view
Excavated from the "Tomb of the Rams," Elephantine, 1907. Purchased from the Egyptian Government, 1911.

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