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Stela Fragment

Object Number:39-12-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Credit Line:Purchased from John Khayat, 1939


Limestone. Three vertical columns of incised inscription containing an adoration of Amun and Horakhty by the scribe. Neb-tekhenu and his wife, the "lady of the house, the songstress of [Maat] ka [re]" (Hatshepsut: name partially erased), Teti-seneb. Of the right half only two of the raised hands remain. Below the rounded top of the stela are the following symbols in bas-relief: the Shen symbol between two Wedjat eyes (one eye almost completely broken away).

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