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Stela

Object Number:E15994
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Edfu
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 43.8 cm
Width: 28.8 cm
Thickness: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. William Rambo, 1922

Description

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).

Bibliography:

[Book] 1985. The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt.. National Museum of History, Republic of China. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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