Stele of Imai
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Grave 509
Height x width x depth: 50 x 40 x 5 cm (19 11/16 x 15 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This stele, decorated in sunk relief, depicts the King’s Sealer, Sole Companion, Imai, standing facing the right. A border of colored blocks surrounds the figures and inscription. Much of the color remains.
From Sheikh Farag, grave 509. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: October 19, 1923)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition