Wooden funerary stela
circa 800 B.C. circa 501 B.C.
New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)
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.
Egypt, production, country
height, 27.5, cm
width, 24, cm
depth, 3, cm
given; 1943; Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major
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
Object Number: E.GA.4540.1943
(record id: 58991; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)