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Limestone Stela

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Limestone Stela


architectural element




fragment, with head and upper torso of queen, inscribed, depicting Merytamun, sister and consort of Amenhotep I.

Field Collection



height 10 cm
width 9.5 cm
depth 2.3 cm


New Kingdom


circa 1525 B.C. — 1504 B.C.


bequeathed: from Gayer-Anderson, Major R.G. 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)


  1. inscription
    Translation: good god Djeser-ka-Re ... Lord of the Two Lands Amenhotep (I)


  1. Millard, A.
    Meryet-Amun on a limestone fragment in Cambridge [page: ]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (1977)
    [comments: ]
  2. Robins, G.
    Meritamun, daughter of Ahmose, and Meritamun, daughter of Thutmose III [page: 80]
    Source title: Göttinger Miszellen (1982)
    [comments: ]
  3. Yurco, F.
    (1977-78) Meryet-Amun: Wife of Ramesses II or Amenhotep I? A Review (1977-78) [page: ]
    Source title: Serapis (
    [comments: 57-63]
  4. Gauthier, H.
    Noms des Rois [page: 64]
    [comments: III, 16-18]
  5. Martin, G.T.
    (2005) Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000BC - AD1150 , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Cambridge University Press (2005) Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press



Accession Number

E.GA.4354.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58813; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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