Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt | Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 93-7-1
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Provenience Egypt | Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)
Period Late Period | Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made 664 - 525 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Technique Painted
Iconography Sun Hymn | Re` | Atum
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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.

Height 35.5 cm
Width 25 cm
Thickness 3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Westtown School, 1993
Other Number 8859 - Other Number

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