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Fragmentary Stela

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 19 (probably)
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 6 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. (16 x 12.1 x 4.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 16.93
CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small round top limestone funerary (?) stela of the 'Servants in the Place of Truth, Hy-nfr (Huy-nefer)' making an offering to 'Ptah, Lord of Truth' to the left in the form of a mummy grasping a scepter. Inscription: 4 column at top of stela reading (1) Ptah, Lord of Truth (2). The Servant in the Place of Truth (3) Huy-nefer (4) justified. One column below figures; his father Hori. Condition: Lower left corner practically about one-quarter of entire piece missing. Edges badly chipped. Workmanship mediocre.
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