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Limestone false-door stela


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Title/s

Limestone false-door stela

Category

architectural element

Name

stelae

Description

false-door type, with inscription written in Carian. This stela was reused in the Baboon galleries at Saqqara. The form of stela is that of a false door, a traditional Egyptian form of stela.

Field Collection

SE of Nectanebo temple Saqqara Egypt

Technique Description

inscribed

Dimensions

depth 0.7 cm
length 36.2 cm
width 20 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

600 B.C. — 500 B.C.

Provenance

given: The Egypt Exploration Society 1971 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. (1970) [Unknown: JEA 56 (1970)] (1970) [page: ]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (
    [comments: p.8 pl.15]
  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: 146]
    [comments: ]
  3. Masson, O. et al.
    (1978) Carian inscriptions from North Saqqara and Buhen (1978) [page: 31 [16]]
    [comments: see also pl. XI]
  4. Ray, J.D.
    (1982) unknown/ Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 68 (1982) [page: 186]
    Source title: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (1982)
  5. Kammerzell, Frank.
    (1993) Studien zu Sprache und Geschichte der Karer in Ägypten , Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz (1993) Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz [page: 214]
  6. Adiego Lajara
    (1993) Studia carica : investigaciones sobre la escritura y lengua carias , Barcelona : Promociones y Publicaciones Universitarias (1993) Barcelona: Promociones y Publicaciones Universitarias [page: 313, 330]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.2.1971 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63003; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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