Stele of King Amanibakhi
Napatan Period, reign of Amanibakhi
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, 100
Overall: 56 x 41 x 25.4 cm, 56.2 kg (22 1/16 x 16 1/8 x 10 in., 124 lb.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This round-topped stele is decorated in raised relief. A winged disc fills the top portion. Below that are the funerary deities Isis and Osiris with a table of offerings before them, being worshipped by the king. Below the relief scene are 6 lines of hieroglyphic inscription. The whole stele is much worn and illegible.
Found in Nuri 100 (Coptic church). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition