University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E13623
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: South Portal
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Tuthmosis III
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 13 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1915
Other Number:M3106 - Field No SF

Description

Upper portion of a round-topped stela with a borderline near the edge. Decoration is executed in raised relief, sunk relief, and incised texts. At the top is a sunk relief winged sun disk, with the details of individual feathers. Below this in the center of the stela are the cartouches of Thutmosisi III, along with his epithets. At the left is a raised relief image of the king, seated, with his right arm on his lap, and his left across his chest holding a crook. He wears the blue crown with uraeus. At the right is a pile of food offerings, rendered in sunk relief.


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: 859View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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