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Funerary Stele
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Funerary Stele


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This sunk relief stele depicts two men facing one another, each holding a sceptre and a flail. The men wear a long and short kilt. There are hieroglyphs above and between them. The piece has a rope border and has been repaired across the center with small restored areas. The piece was chipped on arrival, and has a wood frame.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/23/1965Treatmentre-housed
8/23/1965Treatmentcleaned; re-housed; other
Exhibitions
  • In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance Walters Art Museum, 1965, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Above and between the men
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1965

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Creator
Period
2279-2219 BC (Old Kingdom)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.424
Measurements
Sight H: 17 1/8 x W: 14 9/16 in. (43.5 x 37 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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