Description This relef stele depicts two women, a girl, and a boy on a funeral couch between two jackals. The two jackals are the jackel god of the dead, Anubis. The piece has an inscription in Greek, and is said to be from Akhmim.
|6/09/1987||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|5/03/1999||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|5/04/1999||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation; other|
- Pagan and Christian Egypt: Egyptian Art from the First to the Tenth Century A. D.. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn. 1941.
- Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the Second to Seventh Centuries A.D.. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
- Ancient Faces: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 2000.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Didymis, 40 years old, Theodora, her daughter, 19, Athas a baby of one year [not represented], Dionysarin, 45, Athur, 10, 1st year of the indiction. Farewell.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923
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