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Funerary Stela

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, stucco, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 945-712 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 22
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. (24.8 x 21.6 x 3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EXHIBITIONS
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1386E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Painted wooden stela inscribed for a woman named Nesi-khonsu-pa-khered. The owner is shown being ushered by Thoth into the presence of Re-Horakhty. Condition: Glued together from two halves. Paint missing here and there, especially in the areas along the line of the mend. The figures were built up slightly in blue frit, and some of these areas seem never to have received a final coat of paint.
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