University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E9499
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: Djer Tomb
Period: Egyptian Early Dynastic
First Dynasty
Date Made: 3000-2800 BC
Early Date: -3000
Late Date: -2800
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Dwarf
Height: 66cm
Width: 30cm
Depth: 10cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Other NumberAES2120 - Other Number
EEF58 - Other Number

Description

Round-topped funerary stela with the name of the owner, Ded, inscribed in raised relief. Below the name there is a determinative (?) or a figure of a dwarf.


Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 56 (1): 42-51. : Page/Fig./Plate: 45, fig9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Patch, Diana C. 2011. The Dawn of Egyptian Art. 275. : Page/Fig./Plate: 120/121/cat.100View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 18/2View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1901. The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties, pt. 2. Memoir 24. : Page/Fig./Plate: pl26,28:58View Objects cited in this Publication

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