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Category

architectural element

Name

stelae

Description

painted, with deceased before Horus

Field Collection

Luxor Egypt

Technique Description

coloured

Dimensions

height 22.2 cm
width 18 cm
depth 3 cm

Period

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville, Major 1949 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Position: below sundisk and above and between figures
    Method: painted
    Content: Htp di nsw [ra-Hr-Axty xnty?] imnty di.f Htpw snTr <n> wab Hmw n pr mwt iw.f-aA sA pA-di-mwt
    Description: Hieroglyphic inscription in vertical columns from left to right; the first three columns are written retrograde-style
    Translation: A boon which the King gives (to) [Re-Harakhty] foremost of the West, that he may give provisions and incense (to) the wab priest and carpenter of the temple of Mut, Iufaa, son of Padimut
  2. inscription
    Position: below upper inscription, in front of Re-Harakhty's flail`
    Method: painted
    Content: dwA nTr
    Description: two large hieroglyphs, the nTr sign above the dwA
    Translation: Adoring the god

Documentation

  1. 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: 116-7]

Material/s

wood

Accession Number

E.GA.119.1949 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 61846; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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