Funerary stele of Djedinheret

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22
945–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 24.5 x 20.6 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.590

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Brightly painted wooden stele showing a seated figure of Ra-Horakhty, before whom the deceased wab priest of Amun, Djedinheret, pours a libation. Two wadjet eyes and a shen sign fill the lunette.

Provenance

By 1912: Professor Henry Williamson Haynes collection; 1912: given to the MFA by the estate of Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes