Stele of Pakhery
Late Period, Dynasty 26
Height x width x depth: 46 x 33 x 2.5 cm (18 1/8 x 13 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Wooden stele inscribed for Pakhery, the son of the altar-keeper Disuamen and his wife Taditamenet. The stele is made up of two pieces of wood joined vertically, plastered and painted. The upper scene shows Pakhery offering to Ra-Horakhty on the left and to Atum on the right. Below, Thoth leads Pakhery before Ra-Horakhty, Isis and the four sons of Horus. The hieroglyphic text consists of offering formulae.
By 1905: Theodore M. Davis colllection; 1905: given to the MFA by Theodore M. Davis.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1905)
Gift of Theodore M. Davis