Inscribed stele with a male figure

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


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 5003

Dimensions

Height x width: 40 x 36.4 cm (15 3/4 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.674

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 male figure standing facing the R. There are no offerings. There are 3 1/2 lines of inscription at the top, 3 columns at the R. There is an incised subsidiary formula in the field. The L side is decayed and partly broken away. It is in fair condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: S. F. 5003 [Excav. date] October 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition