Open today 10 am – 5 pm

Votive Stela

Object Number:E17518
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: New Kingdom
Nineteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1292 - 1190 BCE
Early Date: -1293
Late Date: -1189
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 42.5 cm
Width: 32 cm
Depth: 6 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, W.L.S. Loat, 1905
Other Number:AES3733 - Other Number


Stela of Usermaatre-em-hab. The deceased stands at the right, facing left. He wears a long pleated garment, and holds a bunch of lotus flowers. At the left is the seated king, holding the crook and flail, facing right. Between the two men is an offering table. Above the figures are two texts. That on the left gives the name and title of the king "The good god, Lord of the Two Lands, Menkheperra, given life like Re." At the right is a dedicatory text, indicating that Usermaatre-em-hab is worshipping the Ka of the king. Painted.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Egyptian Stele Gallery (1956 - 09 Jul 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.