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Funerary stele (forgery)

Egyptian
Modern


Dimensions

Height x width: 9.8 x 10.2 cm (3 7/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.54

Medium or Technique

Slate and wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Square green slate tablet framed on three sides with wood. On one side incised representation of a mummy on a bed; underneath four funeral deities; above two women with four vertical lines of nonsensical inscriptions between them.

Provenance

Modern forgery. 1947: Mrs. Walter Atherton Collection; 1947: Given by Mrs. Walter Atherton to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Atherton