<em>Stela of Setju</em>, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 22 1/16 x 20 1/2 x 4 15/16 in., 119 lb. (56 x 52 x 12.5 cm, 54kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.34E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.34E_PS9.jpg)

Stela of Setju

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 22 1/16 x 20 1/2 x 4 15/16 in., 119 lb. (56 x 52 x 12.5 cm, 54kg)



Accession Number: 37.34E

Image: 37.34E_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Stela inscribed for a man named Setju. The owner is represented seated before a table with offerings and inscriptions promising offerings. Condition: Broken in two pieces. Some staining around the join has occurred. Upper left hand edge much chipped and parts of hieroglyphs are missing. Lower right hand corner (flaring molding) broken off. Chips in molding under seated figure. Wig retains black paint. Green collar evident. Surface is chipped and green paint also evident along left side of relief (edge). Face badly chipped.

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