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Title:

Wooden funerary stela

Category:

architectural element

Name:

stelae

Date:

circa 800 B.C. circa 501 B.C.

Period(s):

New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)

Description:

painted with winged disk, the deceased offering to Osiris, Isis, Nephthys and Anubis. Pynefabastet (the deceased) invokes the dun god re-Harakhty but appears before the above gods. His son's name is Basenmut and his mother's name is Esmut. The heiroglyphs are formal writing, in this case a dedication to the gods.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Material(s):

plaster
wood

Technique
Description:

painted

Dimension(s):

height, 27.5, cm
width, 24, cm
depth, 3, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1943; Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major

Inscription:

inscription

Documentation:

Bierbrier, M.. The Late New Kingdom in Egypt (c. 1300-664 B.C.); a genealogical & chronological investigation.
106, n. 43

Martin, G.T.. 2005. Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000BC - AD1150.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 120

Accession:

Object Number: E.GA.4540.1943
(Antiquities)
(record id: 58991; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/58991





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