From: Egypt | Abydos

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

View All (3) Object Images

Object Number E16012
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Abydos
Creator Ankhtyfy
Period Middle Kingdom | Thirteenth Dynasty
Date Made 1759-1650 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Iconography Sasopedu-iienhab | Priest | offering table
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

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.

Height 51.2 cm
Width 26 cm
Depth 13.1 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1902

Report problems and issues to