Stele of Muterdis

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24
1070–712 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 24 x 6.7 cm, 11.3 kg (12 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 2 5/8 in., 25 lb.)

Accession Number

98.1046

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Painted. Deceased is shown making an offering to Ra-Horakhty. Winged sun disk above. Four lines of hieroglyphic text below.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription