Stele of Meniu
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh
Height x width: 47 x 48.5 cm (18 1/2 x 19 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The figures are partly cut in. It depicts a man, his son and favorite dog with numerous funerary offerings. The man faces the right. The scene is framed at the top and sides with a border of black, yellow, red and green blocks.
From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition