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Wooden funerary stela


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Title/s

Wooden funerary stela

Category

architectural element

Name

stelae

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.

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

height 27.5 cm
width 24 cm
depth 3 cm

Period

New Kingdom
Third Intermediate Period (1069-664 BC)

Date

circa 800 B.C. — 501 B.C.

Provenance

given: Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Translation: Pefteu-anbaste son of Besennuit and Ennuit

Documentation

  1. [page: ]
    [comments: 106, n. 43]
  2. 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 [page: 120]

Material/s

plaster

wood

Accession Number

E.GA.4540.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58991; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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