Including the heiroglyph for a gang of workmen with the symbol of a drill. Drills were formed by attaching a shaped flint to a stick, which was then turned.
circa 1877 B.C. circa 1870 B.C.
Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom, Reign of Senusret II (1972 - 1882 BC)
offering list, fragment
pyramid temple of Senwosret II Lahun Egypt; Lahun (3047)
length, 35, cm
width, 33, cm
given; 1914; British School of Archaeology in Egypt
Bourriau, J.D.. 1988. Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom.Cambridge (Cambs.):
Porter, Bertha. Moss, Rosalind L. B.. Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.4, Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyût).
Object Number: E.55.1914
(record id: 51706; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2015-08-11)