Stele of Rehuy
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Tomb 123
Height x width: 55.5 x 78 cm (21 7/8 x 30 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This funerary stela bears painted figures of a husband, wife and son. The top and left are filled in with an offering formula. There is a border of black, red, yellow and green blocks. The crudely drawn figures are typical of the period.
From 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.
(Accession date: December 5, 1912)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition