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Limestone stela

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Limestone stela


architectural element




woman, seated, viewed frontally. The deceased woman sits in a shrine, with an image of Anubis.

Field Collection

Kom Abu Billou Egypt


depth 17.5 cm
length 29.4 cm
width 17.5 cm




circa A.D. 150 — A.D. 200


  1. Parlasca, K.
    (1970) [Unknown: MDAIK 26 (1970)] (1970) [page: ]
    Source title: Mitteilungen des Deutschen archäologischen Instituts. Abt. Kairo (
    [comments: p.173-198]
  2. Hooper, A.
    Funerary Stelae From Kom Abou Billo [page: ]
    [comments: p.196]
  3. Ashton, S.A.
    (2004) Roman Egyptomania , London : Golden House Publications (2004) London: Golden House Publications [page: 146 & 147]
  4. 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: 181]



Accession Number

E.83.1975 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63096; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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