University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 40-19-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Cemetery
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130-1980 BC
Early Date: -2130
Late Date: -1980
Height: 57cm
Width: 70cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Kevorkian, 1940


Funerary Stela with brightly colored (red, blue, black, yellow) painting carved in sunk relief. The deceased is shown before piles of offerings and offering bearers bringing different types of meat and animals. Four horizontal lines of inscription beside the 32 entries of a menu.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 38,39View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Fleming, Stuart, et al. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 20/6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1948. An Egyptian Tombstone From A Period of Transition. The University Museum Bulletin. 13 (3): 25-29. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25-29View Objects cited in this Publication

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