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Stele Fragment of Man and Wife
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Stele Fragment of Man and Wife

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This limestone stele fragment depicts and man and his wife facing right. Their arms are about each other's shoulders. Both have ointment cones on their heads. There is an inscription above and to the right, though the inscription is destroyed except for a few signs.
Date Description Narrative
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [claimed from "King's Tomb at Luxor"]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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1550-1069 BC (New Kingdom)
limestone with red, blue, black, white, and pink paint
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H: 6 x L: 5 9/16 in. (15.2 x 14.2 cm)
  • Egypt, Luxor (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
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