Stele of Satju

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2352 B

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 63 x 9 cm (13 x 24 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4341

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Seated figure before offering table facing right with long inscription. The figure and the name are in raised relief, but the the rest of the decoration is incised. Originally in 5 or more fragments now restored and joined.

Provenance

From Giza. G 2352 B. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition