Medium: Basalt (probably), gesso or plaster
Dates:ca. 1539-1514 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (12 x 20.9 x 7.4 cm)
Accession Number: 81.183
Catalogue Description: Irregularly shaped green stone fragment of stela with sunk relief inscription and representation: two columns of hieroglyphs and cartouche of King Ahmose; beneath cartouche, head and left shoulder of Ahmose, king wearing ibes-headgear and uraeus, angle of arm and shoulder suggest arm was extended forward, presumably offering object to figure of god (Amun?); behind king, head of queen wearing twin plumed headdress with uraeus; oblique line in upper left corner quite probably plume of Amun's headdress. Condition: Excellent; traces of plaster or gesso in some of the hieroglyphs, on top of the king's headdress, and in the queen's uraeus.