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Stela of the Lady of the House, Hery-ib-Neith

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Wood, stucco, pigment
  • Reportedly From: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 945-712 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 22
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 13 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (34 x 20.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Stela of the Lady of the House, Hery-ib-Neith, ca. 945-712 B.C.E. Wood, stucco, pigment, 13 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (34 x 20.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1384E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1384E_PS4.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.1384E_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden stela. Below lunette, a scene (right to left) of deceased being led by Thoth towards hawk-headed Re-Horakhty, Isis, and Nephthys. Four lines of inscription for the lady of the house hr-ib-Nt.
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