Inscribed stele with a seated female figure

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


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 5128

Dimensions

Height x width: 52 x 51 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.678

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

The figure and offerings are in raised relief. The inscription are incised. The color is gone. The seated woman faces R, before offerings and closed double doors. There are two lines of inscriptions at the top. It is in bad condition. It is flaking off.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag: S. F. 5128 [Excav. date] December 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition