University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:93-7-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 664 - 525 BC
Early Date: -665
Late Date: 664 - 525 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Sun Hymn
Re`
Atum
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 35.5 cm
Width: 25 cm
Thickness: 3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Westtown School, 1993
Other Number:8859 - Other Number

Description

Painted Wooden Stele decorated in three registers. Lunette: Sun disk with Pendant uraei labeled "The Behedite, Lord of the Sky". Central register shows the deceased, Nehemsumut (son of Khonsuemsaf and Ruru, adoring Re (left and Atum (right) in parallel scenes. Below there is a text in 2 columns consisting of seven lines each. The text is a Sun Hymn.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. 368.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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