From: Egypt | Edfu

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E15994
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Edfu
Period Late Period | Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Section Egyptian
Materials Limestone
Inscription Language Hieroglyphic

Limestone funerary stela of a woman named Irtyru, the daughter of Khonsuirdisu and Asetheb. Inscribed with 6 lines of heiroglyphic text including a funerary prayer. At the top of the stela under the lunette of a winged sun disk with pendant uraei, the deceased is shown on the right in a pose of veneration before four deities (from left: Nephthys, Isis, Atum and Re-Horakhty).

Height 43.8 cm
Width 28.8 cm
Thickness 7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William Rambo, 1922

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