University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 93-7-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 664 - 525 B.C.E.
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -524
Iconography:Sun Hymn
Height: 35.5cm
Width: 25cm
Thickness: 3cm
Credit Line:Gift of Westtown School, 1993
Other Number8859 - Other Number


Painted Wooden Stele decorated in three registers. Lunette: Sun disk with Pendant uraei labeled "The Behedite, Lord of the Sky". Central register shows the deceased, Nehemsumut (son of Khonsuemsaf and Ruru, adoring Re (left and Atum (right) in parallel scenes. Below there is a text in 2 columns consisting of seven lines each. The text is a Sun Hymn.


[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 150/7.4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 91View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. 368. : Page/Fig./Plate: 67/3.5View Objects cited in this Publication

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