Exhibitions/ Art Object

Pair of Obelisks of Nebsen

Period:
Late Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6–8
Date:
ca. 2323–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
58.107.1: H. 52.7 cm (20 3/4 in.); w. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Weight: 7 kg (15.4 lbs.) 58.107.2: H. 51.1 cm (20 1/8 in.); w. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Weight: 6.6 kg (14.5 lbs.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.107.1-2-related
Not on view
Brought to England by Jeremiah Rawson in 1839 and sold to his brother, Christopher Rawson. Presented by the latter to the Halifax Literary and Philosphical Soceity, 1839. Sold to the Bankfield Museum in ca. 1899. Purchased from George M. Juergens by the Museum in 1958.

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