Fragment of stele of (?) Djaa

Egyptian
Late Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room F56

Dimensions

Other: 7 x 12.5 x 2 cm

Accession Number

28.1717

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

The small fragment consists solely of the remains of three lines of text. The sides and back were left rough. The incised hieroglyphic text is crudely incised with the signs badly drawn and indistinct. There is no trace of color. R. J. Leprohon, STELAE I, pp. 151-152.

Provenance

From Uronarti, room F56. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition