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Object Number: E16012
Current Location: The Artifact Lab: Conservation in Action
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Maker: Ankhtyfy
Period: Middle Kingdom
Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1759-1650 BC
Early Date: -1759
Late Date: -1650
offering table
Length: 50.8cm
Width: 26.7cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1902


Four sided stela of the purification priest Sasopedu-iienhab. This is an unusual free standing stela with a flat top. All four sides and the top are inscribed and traces of grafitti and paint remain. The figures named on the stela are the priest, his mother Serefka, his father Neferakhu and their daughter Satserefka The name of the sculptor, Ankhtyfy son of Satsenneferu is also given. There is the lector priest Sehetepibresoneb son of Horemhet who commissioned the monument. Traces of paint.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies (30 Sep 2012 - 03 Apr 2017)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 278-79View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Miller, Philippus. 1936. STELA OF SISOPDUYENHAB AND HIS RELATIVES. : Page/Fig./Plate: 6-10/p I, IIView Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. : Page/Fig./Plate: B-6/pl1,2,3View Objects cited in this Publication

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