Two Tantalizing Biographical Fragments of Historical Interest

  title={Two Tantalizing Biographical Fragments of Historical Interest},
  author={H. Fischer},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  pages={33 - 37}
  • H. Fischer
  • Published 1975
  • Art
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
~}o~~~~~~~.J[~=]I~=01~ Q~~[>~] i [}@H!!~ 'the coming of these barges from A Elephantine, laden with [granite] columns of 20 cubits',» The scale and style of the large-scale hieroglyphs FIG. I recall Cairo CG 1433, a fragment of autobiography from the tomb of an official who was likewise concerned with building projects for the king, and who concluded his career in the next reign, that of Teti.t But CG 1433 belongs to the uppermost part of the inscription, while the present fragment comes from a… Expand
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