Slab stele of Seshat-sekhentiu

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
2606–2583 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 52 x 80 x 10 cm (20 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1894

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele

Broken into many fragments. Incomplete. It was restored with plaster in 1935. Seshat-sekhentiu is seated before a table of offerings.

Provenance

From Giza, originally from G 2120, found N of G 2102: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Accession date September 13, 2005.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition