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Standing Woman Before a Broad Stele
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Standing Woman Before a Broad Stele

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This standing woman has her arms at her side. She wears hair down to her shoulders and a tight dress. There is an inscription on the back of the stele. The piece is broken across the lower legs.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Upper Egypt]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] The revered before Sobek of Shedet ... [From Steindorff 1946, p. 28]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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2119-1793 BCE (Middle Kingdom)
red stone
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H: 6 in. (15.3 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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