Stele of the General Mentuemhat

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Semna, Room 147

Dimensions

Height: 54.5 cm (21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1130

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Round topped stele. There are 5 1/2 lines of horizontal inscription and one line of vertical inscription. A seated male figure faces the R., towards a table of offerings. The scene is executed in raised relief. The left side is chipped.

Provenance

From Sudan, Semna, Room 147. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition