University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E2983
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greco-Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Upper Egypt
Dendereh
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Date Made: 332-30 BC
Early Date: -332
Late Date: -30
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Sandstone
Technique:Sunk relief
Iconography:Funeral
Inscription Language:Demotic
Height: 30.5 cm
Width: 22.9 cm
Depth: 6.3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1898
Other Number:ES2983 - Original Number

Description

Round-topped funerary stela with a winged sun disk at the top with two pendant uraei. Below this is a scene of the deceased on a lion-shaped funerary bed. Anubis holding a cup attends to the deceased. On either side, kneeling goddesses (Isis and Nephthys) hold the mourning position. Below are four lines of Demotic.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 160/7.29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 286-87View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1900. Dendereh.. B. Quartich. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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