Stele of Senet-tekhy

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–11
2143–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 x 40 cm (18 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1050

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Senet-tekhy is standing in profile facing the right, with a table of offerings is in front of her. There are three smaller figures at her feet. Another figure at her mouth is offering a bowl to drink. In front of her is an offering formula. The stele is broken and mended, and some chips have broken off.

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