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Funerary Stela

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Object Number:
E9499
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Abydos
Locus:
Djer Tomb
Period:
Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made:
3000-2800 BC
Early Date:
-3000
Late Date:
-2800
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Iconography:
Dwarf
Description:
Round-topped funerary stela with the name of the owner, Ded, inscribed in raised relief. Below the name there is a determinative (?) or a figure of a dwarf.
Height:
66cm
Width:
30cm
Depth:
10cm
Credit Line:
Received from the Egypt Exploration Fund
Other Number:
AES2120   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. Hidden Tresures: Abydos in the Basement. Expedition. 56 (1): 42-51. : Page/Fig./Plate: 45, fig9
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[Book] Patch, Diana C. 2011. The Dawn of Egyptian Art. 275. : Page/Fig./Plate: 120/121/cat.100
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[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 18/2
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