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False Door Stela

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 2675–2170 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 5
    PERIOD Old Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/16 x 5 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (18.3 x 14.3 x 4.4 cm)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small (perhaps a model) false-door of limestone inscribed for a man named Itethi. Figures and inscription are plain-incised.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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