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Stela Fragment

Object Number:E13600
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Inscribed
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 8 cm
Width: 9.7 cm
Thickness: 2 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M2771 - Field No SF

Description

Upper portion of a round-topped stela with incised decoration, and border line. At the left is the upper portion of a seated (?) man whose right arm hangs by his side, and his left crossed over his chest. Upon his head is a funerary cone, and he wears a shoulder-length pointed wig. At the right is an image of another man, facing left, who wears a similar pointed wig and wesekh collar. In his right hand he offers liquid from a Hes vase to the deceased.

There is no winged sun disc in the lunette, but instead are six columns of weathered text. ibed. The text records an offering of all good things for the Ka of the [---] Ya---, by the scribe of the Temple of Amun of Thebes, Neba---.

Bibliography:

[Book] Moss, Rosalind L., and Porter, Bertha. 1981. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings III: Memphis, Part 2. Saqqara to Dahshur.. Oxford. Clarendon Press. ed. 2nd. Vol. III. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 860View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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