University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 30.5cm
Width: 22.9cm
Depth: 6.3cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1898
Other NumberES2983 - Original Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 160/7.29View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 286-87View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1900. Dendereh.View Objects cited in this Publication

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