Stele of the Viceroy Usersatet

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room A

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 68 x 50 x 12 cm (26 3/4 x 19 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.633

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Round topped stele. The effaced figure of Viceroy Usersatet stands on the right, before an offering table laden with food. Across the table are standing figures of Khnum, the deified King Senwosret III, and Dedwen. The scene is carved in raised relief. There are inscriptions above and below the figures.

Provenance

From Sudan, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room A . 1924: 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