Inscribed stele with a female figure

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


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 5125

Dimensions

Height x width: 82 x 64 cm (32 5/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.677

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

It is done in sunk relief. There are traces of color. A standing woman faces the R, before offerings. There are two lines of inscription at the top and six columns at the R. It is broken and mended. The lower L corner is missing. It is in fair condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: S.F.5125 [Excav. date] November 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition