Inscribed stele with a female figure

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
2100–2061 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 5038

Dimensions

Height x width: 41 x 32.7 cm (16 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.675

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

It is done in crude sunk relief. The color is gone. There is a standing female figure facing the R. There are no offerings. There are 1 1/2 lines of inscription at the top and 4 columns at the R. It is in poor condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: S.F.5038 [Excav. date] November 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition