Shaft of a black siltstone obelisk dedicated by Nakhthorheb to Thoth and placed before the entrance (with 524) to a shrine in a temple of the god, probably in Lower Egypt, all four faces inscribed with finely carved relief hieroglyphs giving the names and titles of Pharaoh.

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Thing

Exhibition
Great Court
Made Of
siltstone
Type of Thing
obelisk
Techniques
relief

People

Acquired From
George III to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Cairo
In Gallery
Great Court, 24 Mar 2006 south

Time

Acquired In
1802
Made
350BC, circa
Period/Culture
30th Dynasty

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