Stele of Paser

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II
1279–1213 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 46.5 x 50.8 x 8 cm (18 5/16 x 20 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.287

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Only the upper portion remains. The left edge is missing. It is done in sunken relief. The king is seated on his throne, as his wife stands behind him. Male figures are approaching the king. It is inscribed above the king. The king wears a long robe and a crown.

Provenance

By 1909, with Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor; 1909, purchased of Mohamed Mohassib, acquired by the MFA by gift of Mrs. F. E. Peabody.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Frank E. Peabody