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Stela

Object Number:
E16012
Current Location:
Provenience:
Egypt
Abydos
Maker:
Ankhtyfy
Period:
Middle Kingdom
Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made:
1759-1650 BC
Early Date:
-1759
Late Date:
-1650
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Iconography:
Sasopedu-iienhab
Priest
offering table
Description:
Four sided stela of the purification priest Sasopedu-iienhab. This is an unusual free standing stela with a flat top. All four sides and the top are inscribed and traces of grafitti and paint remain. The figures named on the stela are the priest, his mother Serefka, his father Neferakhu and their daughter Satserefka The name of the sculptor, Ankhtyfy son of Satsenneferu is also given. There is the lector priest Sehetepibresoneb son of Horemhet who commissioned the monument. Traces of paint.
Length:
50.8cm
Width:
26.7cm

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: 278-79
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[Article] Miller, Philippus. 1936. STELA OF SISOPDUYENHAB AND HIS RELATIVES. : Page/Fig./Plate: 6-10/p I, II
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[Journal] The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. : Page/Fig./Plate: B-6/pl1,2,3
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