Stele

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, dynasty 22
945–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 26.3 x 18.3 x 2.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4272

Medium or Technique

Wood

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Wood; suppliant before altar; Horus on one side; disc with uraeus; three vertical lines of hieroglyphs; dull red and blue; fair condition; elliptical top.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way