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Stela

Object Number:69-29-135
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Site Name/Number: Abydos
Locus: Rp, S. Wall
Period: Middle Kingdom
Date Made: 1980-1630 bc
Early Date: -1980
Late Date: -1630
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Length: 15.49 cm
Width: 14.22 cm
Thickness: 3.56 cm
Credit Line:Penn-Yale Expedition to Abydos, Egypt; David O'Connor and William Kelly Simpson, 1969
Other Number:69-214 - Field No SF

Description

"Window" stela with texts on both sides and bottom. Probably dedicated by a resident of Meir.

Bibliography:

[Article] O'Connor, David B. 2014. "The Last Partage Dividing Finds from the 1960s Excavations". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 1-64 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] O'Connor, David B., and Simpson, William K. 1995. Inscribed Material From the Pennsylvania - Yale Excavations at Abydos.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt.. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and American Research Center in Egypt. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 156-57/63View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Simpson, William K. 1995. Inscribed Material from the Pennsylvania-Yale Excavations at Abydos.. Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt 6. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, fig 63, pl. 8AView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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