Egyptian. <em>Stela of Irethoreru</em>, ca. 775–653 B.C.E. Syenite, 20 x 14 x 5 11/16 in. (50.8 x 35.5 x 14.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alfred T. White and George C. Brackett, 07.422. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.422_wwg8.jpg)

Stela of Irethoreru


Medium: Syenite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 775–653 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 20 x 14 x 5 11/16 in. (50.8 x 35.5 x 14.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 07.422

Image: CUR.07.422_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Black syennite (?) funerary stela of i’r.t-hr-i’r.w set up by his wife i’n-imn-n3y-nb.w. Above, in sunk relief, winged sun disk below which deceased makes offerings to Osiris and Isis. Eight lines of text. Condition: Excellent. Small fragment missing from left edge - otherwise perfect. Excellent workmanship.

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