Horus stele

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 28.5 x 15 x 9 cm (11 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

79.163

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

It depicts Horus striding forward. He is in profile facing the right. It is done in raised relief. The stele is inscribed. One of his lower legs and foot is chipped off.

Provenance

From Thebes. 1879: Gift of John H. Sturgis.
(Accession Date: July 12, 1879)

Credit Line

Gift of John H. Sturgis