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Stela

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Object Number:
E2983
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greco-Roman
Provenience:
Dendereh
Period:
Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made:
332-30 BC
Early Date:
-332
Late Date:
-30
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Sandstone
Technique:
Sunk relief
Iconography:
Funeral
Description:
Round-topped funerary stela with a winged sun disk at the top with two pendant uraei. Below this is a scene of the deceased on a lion-shaped funerary bed. Anubis holding a cup attends to the deceased. On either side, kneeling goddesses (Isis and Nephthys) hold the mourning position. Below are four lines of Demotic.
Height:
30.5cm
Width:
22.9cm
Depth:
6.3cm
Credit Line:
Received from the Egypt Exploration Fund; William Flinders Petrie
Other Number:
ES2983   -   Original Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 286-87
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[Book] Petrie, William M. 1900. Dendereh.
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